Latin name: Oenothera cespitosa Nutt. ssp.
  marginata (Hook. & Arn.) Munz
  Pronunciation: ee-no-THEER-a sess-pi-TOE-sa
  mar-jin-AY-ta

  Common name: Tufted evening primrose
  Family: Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
  Habitat: Dry stony slopes, 3000'-8000', pinyon-
  juniper woodland, shadscale scrub, yellow pine
  forest, desert slopes from Santa Rosa Mts north

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Oenothera
  2) cespitosa
 3) marginata
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