Oenothera stricta

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaOnagraceaeOenotheraOenothera stricta


An erect to ascending biennial of open ground on light, frequently sandy soils, often in long-lasting, well-naturalised colonies near the sea but usually only casual inland. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of S. America (Chile).

© G. Toone, IWNHAS

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas (148c)
Rosta´nski (1982)