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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Oenothera parviflora L.
USDA Symbol: oepa5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The evening-primrose is at its best only at night, for its pale yellow, midsummer blossoms only open fully after dark. It is a biennial plant which blooms and dies in its second year.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Biennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sand
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff