|Scientific Name||Oenothera berlandieri ssp. berlandieri
(Calylophus drummondianus ssp. berlandieri)
|USDA PLANTS Symbol||CABEB2|
|Common Name||Square-bud Primrose, Berlandieri's Sundrops||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||836106|
|Family||Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)||Wildflower Center Ref.||Click Here|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy or rocky soils in open areas, plains, brushlands.
Plant: Erect bushy perennial, branched from base; reddish-brown stems 4 to 16 inches tall.
Leaves: Sessile to short-petiolate, linear to oblanceolate leaves less than 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches long with shallow teeth along edges.
Inflorescence: Yellow flowers 1 to 2 inches across with yellow stamens and yellow stigma as long or longer than stamens; stigma and hypanthium never black; flowers opening near sunrise.
Bloom Period: March to November.
References: Calypholus drummondianus ssp. berlandieri in "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and Calypholus berlandieri in "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
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