Oenothera speciosa Nutt., J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 2: 119 1821. (Syn: Hartmannia speciosa (Nutt.) Small; Oenothera delessertiana Steud.; Oenothera obtusifolia D. Dietr.; Oenothera spachii D. Dietr.; Oenothera speciosa var. childsii (L.H. Bailey) Munz; Oenothera webbiana Steud.; Xylopleurum drummondii Spach; Xylopleurum nuttallii Spach; Xylopleurum obtusifolium Spach; Xylopleurum speciosum Raimann);
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Plant for ID 30/09/2011 SMP3: 5 images.
A garden plant from California. Observed planted in flower beds near
Apartments. For ID
Herb prostrate. Spreading on ground. Flower size 3-5cm Pale pink Attractive
I hope Oenothera speciosa
O.speciosa has linear leaves. My pictures show leaves different than linear.The flower image perfectly matches though. Can it be Oenothera tetraptera or O.kunthiana?
O. speciosa has oblanceolate to obovate leaves.
This clears the doubt. It has to be Oenothera speciosa
Oenothera speciosa : For Validation : California : 07JAN15 : AK-11 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
A small, cultivated, garden plant. Seen in Sacramento on 7/10/14.
For validation please.
you already had one. yes
I think I got the name when I had posted it on Eflora.
I have deleted my earlier mails. Is there any method by which I can find my earlier post of this plant?
go to: Indiatrrepix group site: https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en&fromgroups#!forum/indiantreepix
and search for oenthera and your name
you’ll get three: one this thread and two older threads
this is one is the true thread and a lot of discussion and second one is : not relevant a weed thread.