Taxon: Oenothera macrocarpa Nutt.

Genus: Oenothera
Section: Megapterium
Family: Onagraceae
Subfamily: Onagroideae
Tribe: Onagreae
Nomen number: 100623
Place of publication: Cat. pl. Upper Louisiana no. 56. 1813
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Coahuila
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Arkansas

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Cronquist, A. 1957. Fraser's Catalogue again (Rhodora) 59:100.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  • Munz, P. A. 1965. Onagraceae (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 5:95.
  • Wagner, W. L. 1983. New species and combinations in the genus Oenothera (Onagraceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 70:194-196.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 2007. Revised classification of the Onagraceae Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:160-161, 213.


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