Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2416, Oenothera biennis  


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  Onagraceae Oenothera biennis
Scanned 2 December 2020.

Native and Naturalized Flora of the Golden Area, Jefferson County, Colorado

Oenothera biennis L.  King's-Cureall.

Deadman Gulch, Jefferson County, Colorado. Stonebridge HOA-owned open space between Mourning Dove Lane and Blue Jay Drive, above Eagle Ridge Drive and below Jefferson County Open Space Apex Park, 4.12 km. south of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.7271N, 105.2198W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1850 m. Hairs lacking red pustular bases. Mixed foothils shrubland and grassland. Collected during CNHP survey of Stonebridge HOA open space contracted by Stewards of Golden Open Space.

Collected by permit: City of Golden, 2020, issued: Apr 9, 2020, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich, with Susan Panjabi and Zachariah Wilson 2416. 11-Aug-2020

Coll. No. 2416, 11 Aug 2020, characters observed: Perennial (biennial?), to 60 cm., hairy throughout, hairs lacking red pustular bases; Stem, leafy; Leaves, basal, unknown, cauline, 90-115 mm. × 23-35 mm., elliptic to falcate, margin shallowly dentate, tip acute; Sepals, 11 mm., spreading to reflexed in maturity, tips barely free in bud; Flowers, solitary in leafy bracteate spike, petals, 10 mm., obovate, yellow, fading both orange and pink; Stigma, 4-lobed; Capsules, 17-21 mm., not mature;

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