Gaura parviflora Doug. - Velvety Gaura
Family - Onagraceae
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Flowering - June - October.
Habitat - Prairies, waste ground, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to U.S. and Mexico.
Other info. - This species can be found mainly in northwestern Missouri but it can also be found in a handful of counties spread across the state. The plant can be identified by its spreading pubescent stems, oblong to lanceolate leaves, and small flowers. The petals of the flowers can be white to pink.
Photographs taken at Tall Grass Prairie National Preserve, KS., 9-19-06.