scarlet gaura
Gaura coccinea Nutt. ex Pursh

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae
Genus: Gaura

Other System Links

Plants: GACO5
Bayer: GAACO
GRIN: 316693
ITIS: 27646

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
scarlet beeblossom, scarlet gaura, Scarlet guara


Category: Shrub or Subshrub
Category: Forbs/Herbs