Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Onagraceae
(Evening Primrose Family)


The Onagraceae are herbs that have flower parts in fours or multiples of fours. They have a stigma that is terminally divided into four parts. The family is well represented in the Gila National Forest.

Chamerion angustifolium subsp. circumvagum (Fireweed)
Epilobium canum var. latifolium (Hummingbird Trumpet)
Epilobium ciliatum (Willow Herb)
Eremothera chamaenerioides (Fireweed Suncup)
Oenothera albicaulis (White Stem Evening Primrose)
Oenothera brachycarpa (Desert Evening Primrose)
Oenothera caespitosa (Stemless Evening Primrose)
Oenothera coronopifolia (Hairy Throat Evening Primrose)
Oenothera curtiflora (Small Flowered Gaura)
Oenothera elata subsp. hirsutissima (Hooker Evening Primrose)
Oenothera hartwegii subsp. fendleri (Fendler's Sundrops)
Oenothera hexandra subsp. gracilis (Harlequin Bush)
Oenothera laciniata (Cutleaf Evening Primrose)
Oenothera primiveris subsp. primiveris (Early Evening Primrose)
Oenothera suffrutescens (Scarlet Gaura)


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