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Taxon: Oenothera fruticosa L. subsp. glauca (Michx.) Straley

Genus: Oenothera
Section: Kneiffia
Family: Onagraceae
Subfamily: Onagroideae
Tribe: Onagreae
Nomen number: 100631
Place of publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64:403. 1978 ("1977")
Link to protologue:
Comment: an incorrect, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52.4), although not illegitimate, as Straley should have transferred the autonym O. tetragona subsp. tetragona (Shenzhen ICN Art. 11.6)
Name Verified on: 17-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia (s.w.), New Brunswick (e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.), Maine (s.), Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.e.), Delaware, Georgia (n.), Kentucky (e.), Maryland, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina (n.w.), Tennessee, Virginia]


  1. Hinds, H. R. 2000. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. Note: lists as Oenothera pilosella subsp. glauca (Michx.) Straley
  2. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  3. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  4. Skvortsov, A. K. 1994. Genus Oenothera (Onagraceae) in the former Soviet Union: taxonomy and distribution. Byull. Moskovsk. Obshch. Isp. Prir., Otd. Biol. 99:94. Note: = Oenothera tetragona Roth
  5. Straley, G. B. 1977. Systematics of Oenothera sect. Kneiffia (Onagraceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64:403-408.
  6. Wagner, W. L. et al. 2007. Revised classification of the Onagraceae. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:165.

Check other web resources for Oenothera fruticosa L. subsp. glauca (Michx.) Straley :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?100631. Accessed 17 February 2020.