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Oenothera humifusa

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Authors: Nutt.  

Botanical Description

more or less mat-forming perennial with decumbent to ascending stems 20-60cm in length. Leaves l-4cm long, oblonglanceolate to oblanceolate, wavy toothed to pinnatifid. Flowers l-2cm across, yellow aging reddish, mid to late summer. South-eastern U.S.A. on sandy sea shores and dune slacks. Probably not too winter-hardy.