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Created 7/4/2013

Family Onagraceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Oenothera curtiflora


Waimanalo, Oahu
   
   

VELVET WEED or SMALL-FLOWERED BEE-BLOSSOM

Ascending taprooted herb of distubed roadsides naturalized near the entrance of Bellows Air Force Base in Waimanalo in 2011.  Specimens deposited in the Bishop Museum on 7/3/2013.  Plants delicate with soft hairs and 1cm flowers that wilt by mid-morning.  Native to arid portions of the United States and Mexico.