[Evening Primroses: The Genus Oenothera in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Tufted Evening Primrose

Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata

Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata

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Tufted evening primrose growing in in the Columbia River Gorge in Klickitat County, Washington............May 3, 2012.

Close-up of the flowers of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Close-up of a flower of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Close-ups of the flowers of tufted evening primrose as seen growing in in the Columbia River Gorge in Klickitat County, Washington............May 3, 2012.

Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Tufted evening primrose as seen growing in the Columbia River Gorge in Klickitat County, Washington............April 23, 2013.

Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Tufted evening primrose as seen near the Columbia River in central Klickitat County, Washington.........May 5, 2016.

Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Tufted evening primrose as seen on bare, gravelly slopes in Asotin County, WA.................May 2010.

Basal rosette of leaves of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

A basal rosette of leaves of tufted evening primrose as seen on gravelly slopes in Klickitat County, WA...................September 23, 2011.

Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Lower leaf surface of a basal leaf of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Upper leaf surface of the basal leaf of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Sideview of the flower of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata) - Close-up of the flower and basal leaves of Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata (Synonyms: Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa ssp. marginata, Oenothera cespitosa var. marginata)

Additional close-up photos of tufted evening primrose as seen on bare, gravelly slopes in Asotin County, WA.................May 2010.

Paul Slichter