Dune Evening Primrose (Oenothera californica)

Other common names (California evening primroseWhere you usually find it
native to regions of southern and western California, the Southwestern United States, and Baja California, Mexico. It is found in desert and chaparral and woodlands habitats.



The root has been eaten as food and the plant also has a lot to offer as a medicinal. There is value from the root to the leaves to the flowers and then seeds.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oenothera_californicahttp://www.naturalmedicinalherbs.net/herbs/o/oenothera-biennis=evening-primrose.phpOenothera californica is a perennial herb producing a spreading or upright stem up to 80 centimetres (31 in) long. Young plants have a basal rosette of leaves, while older ones have leaves along the stem, lance-shaped to nearly oval in shape and up to 6 centimeters long.

Flowers occur in the upper leaf axils, drooping in bud and becoming erect as they bloom. The four petals are white, fading pink, and may exceed 3 centimeters long.
History, Resourceshttp://www.desertusa.com/flowers/desert-primrose.html,http://eecue.com/p/23186/white-dune-evening-primrose.html


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