Oenothera wolfii
Common Name: Wolf's evening-primrose
Family: Onagraceae
Synonyms: Oenothera hookeri ssp. wolfii
Element Code: PDONA0C1K0
Full Name: Oenothera wolfii (Munz) Raven, Dietrich & Stubbe
USDA PLANTS Symbol: OEWO

Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: May - October
  • Habitat: sandy, usually mesic.
    • Coastal bluff scrub
    • Coastal dunes
    • Coastal prairie
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 23
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    1 10 6 1 0 5
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    10 13
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    23 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • 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.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1980-01-01
  • Last Update: 2014-06-10
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 3 - 800 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Oregon
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Del Norte (DNT),  Humboldt (HUM),  Mendocino (MEN),  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Inglenook (585D) 39123E7,  Capetown (637A) 40124D3,  Cape Mendocino (637B) 40124D4,  Eureka (672C) 40124G2,  Carrville (683C) 41122A6,  Trinidad (689C) 41124A2,  Crannell (689D) 41124A1,  Orleans (704D) 41123C5,  Orick (706D) 41124C1,  Sister Rocks (723B) 41124F2,  Requa (723D) 41124E1,  Smith River (740B) 41124H2,  Crescent City (740C) 41124G2
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1180
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].
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CA,OR
39123E7=Inglenook (585D) 39123E7;40124D3=Capetown (637A) 40124D3;40124D4=Cape Mendocino (637B) 40124D4;40124G2=Eureka (672C) 40124G2;41122A6=Carrville (683C) 41122A6;41124A2=Trinidad (689C) 41124A2;41124A1=Crannell (689D) 41124A1;41123C5=Orleans (704D) 41123C5;41124C1=Orick (706D) 41124C1;41124F2=Sister Rocks (723B) 41124F2;41124E1=Requa (723D) 41124E1;41124H2=Smith River (740B) 41124H2;41124G2=Crescent City (740C) 41124G2