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Evening Primrose
Oenothera biennis

Other Names: N/A

Family
  • Onagraceae - Evening Primose Family
Flower
  • 2.5-5cm (1-2 inch) wide heads,
  • 4 yellow petals on top of a leafy stalk
  • 8 stamens
Leaf
  • 10-20cm (4-8 inch) long, narrow, toothed leaves
Location
  • fields, and meadows
  • found in much of North America
Flowering Time
  • June- September
Other
  • it is lemon scented
Name Origin
  • This flower’s name reflects its unique habit of opening in the evening and closing in the morning
Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose flower