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Eremothera boothii decorticans, Camissonia boothii decorticans - Desert Shredding Evening Primrose

Eremothera boothii decorticans is a fine addition to the wildflower garden. Desert Shredding Evening Primrose is a California native annual related to Gaura and Oenothera that grows in loose soils in open or South facing exposures. Eremothera boothii decorticans is native to the coastal ranges of California out to the desert's edge. This plant is shown in some recent wildflower books by the old name Camissonia boothiii decorticans and has the colorful common name of Desert Shredding Evening Primrose. Eremothera boothii decorticans grows about 1-2 feet tall and wide often mixed in with other shrubbery. Eremothera boothii decorticans is often pollinated by bees, flies and bee mimics. Eremothera boothii condensata is a great addition to the Butterfly Garden attracting the Mormon Metalmark, andPainted Lady Butterfly as pollinators.

Eremothera boothii decorticans, Camissonia boothii decorticans, Desert Shredding Evening Primrose

Eremothera boothii decorticans - Desert Shredding Evening Primrose. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.