CPC Plant Profile: Cave Evening-primrose
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Cave Evening-primrose (Oenothera cavernae)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • State: AZ, CA, NV, UT
  • Nature Serve ID: 157998
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

Participating Institutions
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Oenothera cavernae in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 13361 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 4 seed accessions of Oenothera cavernae from 3 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Oenothera cavernae
Authority Munz
Family Onagraceae
CPC Number 11384
ITIS 27381
Common Names cavedwelling evening-primrose | cavedwelling eveningprimrose | cavedwelling evening primrose
Associated Scientific Names Oenothera cavernae
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S2S3
California S1
Nevada SNR
Utah S1

Ecological Relationships

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