Species Details

Oenothera wolfii

Wolf's evening-primrose

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Scientific Name:
Oenothera wolfii (Munz) Raven, Dietrich & Stubbe
Common Name:
Wolf's evening-primrose
Family: Onagraceae
Element Code: PDONA0C1K0
USDA Plants Symbol: OEWO
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Oct
Elevation:
3 - 800 meters
10 - 2625 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal dunes
  • Coastal prairie
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Mesic (usually)
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threats:

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.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 29
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 9 5 2 0 12
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 29
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ah Pah Ridge (4112348), Arcata North (4012481), Bald Hills (4112328), Cape Mendocino (4012444), Capetown (4012443), Carrville (4112216), Childs Hill (4112461), Crannell (4112411), Crescent City (4112472), Eureka (4012472), Fern Canyon (4112441), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Hiouchi (4112471), Holter Ridge (4112338), Inglenook (3912357), Klamath Glen (4112358), Orick (4112431), Orleans (4112335), Point Arena (3812386), Requa (4112451), Salyer (4012385), Saunders Reef (3812376), Sister Rocks (4112462), Smith River (4112482), Willow Creek (4012386)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads