CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record oenothera_wolfii - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 16:37 ET b
Oenothera wolfii
common nameWolf's evening-primrose
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Brother Alfred Brousseau © 1995 Saint Mary's College of California  Follow image link for photo data.
life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (18):
Point Arena (537B) 3812386, Saunders Reef (537C) 3812376, Inglenook (585D) 3912357, Capetown (637A) 4012443, Cape Mendocino (637B) 4012444, Salyer (670A) 4012385, Arcata North (672A) 4012481, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Carrville (683C) 4112216, Trinidad (689C) 4112412, Crannell (689D) 4112411, Orleans (704D) 4112335, Orick (706D) 4112431, Klamath Glen (722C) 4112358, Sister Rocks (723B) 4112462, Requa (723D) 4112451, Smith River (740B) 4112482, Crescent City (740C) 4112472
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Trinity (TRI), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)
•Coastal dunes (CoDns)
•Coastal prairie (CoPrr)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)/sandy, usually mesic
blooming period May-Oct  
elevation range3 - 800 meters
Threatened by road maintenance, development, foot traffic, invasive plant control, non-native plants, and hybridization with non-native Oenothera spp. State-listed as Threatened in OR. See Aliso 2:16 (1949) for original description, and Systematic Botany 4:242-252 (1979) for revised nomenclature.
full nameOenothera wolfii (Munz) Raven, Dietrich & Stubbe
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  OEWO Element Code  PDONA0C1K0
CNPS chapter link chapter content  North Coast database for this species
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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