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Calylophus lavandulifolius

Calylophus lavandulifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) P.H. Raven

Calylophus hartwegii (Benth.) P.H. Raven ssp. lavandulifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) Towner & P.H. Raven

Calylophus hartwegii (Benth.) P.H. Raven var. lavandulifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) Shinners

Galpinsia lavandulifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Small

Oenothera lavandulifolia Torr. & A. Gray

Oenothera lavandulifolia Torr. & A. Gray var. glandulosa Munz

Oenothera lavandulifolia Torr. & A. Gray var. typica Munz

Lavenderleaf Sundrops

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusCalylophus
Specieslavandulifolius

About plant names...

Lavender-leaf sundrops are members of the evening primrose family.

Identification: The plants are 3-12" (7.6-30 cm) high, usually with multiple stems. Stems are crowded with narrow leaves that attach directly. Leaves are alternate, green-gray, hairy, with even margins. Flowers are bright lemon yellow, with four petals, less than 2" (5 cm) across. The buds have purple stripes; sometimes they are predominantly purple. They are in bloom between April and September. Leaves are narrow, cupped, and covered with fuzzy hairs.

Online References:

Calylophus lavandulifolius on Wildflowers, Ferns & Trees of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah

Calylophus lavandulifolius at George and Audrey DeLange's Arizona wildflower site

Calylophus lavandulifolius on CalPhotos

Calylophus lavandulifolius at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Calylophus lavandulifolius on Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses

Calylophus lavandulifolius on www.opsu.edu

Calylophus lavandulifolius on Eastern Colorado Wildflowers

Calylophus lavandulifolius on Wikimedia Commons

Calylophus lavandulifolius on SEINet—the Southwest Environmental Information Network

Calylophus lavandulifolius description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Calylophus lavandulifolius (Lavenderleaf Sundrops)

6/1/2009 · Bryce Canyon, UT
≈ 15 × 10" (37 × 24 cm)

Calylophus lavandulifolius (Lavenderleaf Sundrops)

6/1/2009 · Bryce Canyon, UT
≈ 15 × 10" (37 × 24 cm)

Range:

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