Taxon: Oenothera laciniata Hill

Genus: Oenothera
Section: Oenothera
Subsection: Raimannia
Family: Onagraceae
Subfamily: Onagroideae
Tribe: Onagreae
Nomen number: 300403
Place of publication: Veg. syst. 12(app.):64, t. 10. 1767 (Hort. kew. 172, t. 6. 1768)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Feb-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  • Dietrich, W. 1977. The South American species of Oenothera sect. Oenothera (Raimannia, Renneria; Onagraceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64:612-615.
  • Dietrich, W. & W. L. Wagner 1988. Systematics of Oenothera section Oenothera subsection Raimannia and subsection Nutantigemma (Onagraceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 24:41.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  • Munz, P. A. 1965. Onagraceae (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 5:109.
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Skvortsov, A. K. 1994. Genus Oenothera (Onagraceae) in the former Soviet Union: taxonomy and distribution Byull. Moskovsk. Obshch. Isp. Prir., Otd. Biol. 99:95.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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