Oenothera gaura W.L.Wagner & Hoch
Family: Onagraceae
biennial bee-blossom,  more...
[Gaura biennis L.,  more]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Gaura: from the Greek gauros, "proud," from the showy flowers of some ssp.
Plants: erect, annual/biennial, 3'-6' tall forb, coarse, often hairy, branched at the top
Leaves: lance-like to oblong, alternate
Flowers: pink to red, 4-parted, 1/2"-1 1/4" wide, petals all from one side of the flower; inflorescence with many flowers on several spikes; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruits: 4-sided, stalkless
Habitat: sun; dry; prairies, woods, shores
Conservation Status: Native
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Oenothera gaura image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Aaron_Carlson  
Oenothera gaura image
Oenothera gaura image
Oenothera gaura image
Aaron_Carlson  
Oenothera gaura image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Oenothera gaura image
Oenothera gaura image
Oenothera gaura image
Aaron_Carlson  
Oenothera gaura image
Christopher Noll  
Oenothera gaura image
Oenothera gaura image
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