Oenothera fruticosa Linnaeus var. 1 . Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Calcareous barrens and glades, post oak savannas and flatwoods, other dry to dry-mesic, rocky or sandy woodlands. Dist: S. SC west to MS and north to IL and OH.
ID notes:This is the more western component of O. fruticosa, distinguished by predominantly glandular pubescence (also with sparse eglandular hairs intermixed) on capsules, floral tubes, and sepals.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: < Oenothera fruticosa L. – C, RAB; < Oenothera fruticosa L. ssp. fruticosa – FNA10, Il