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Oenothera perennis L.
Little evening-primrose, Sundrops
Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)
Synonym(s): Kneiffia perennis, Kneiffia pumila, Oenothera perennis var. rectipilis, Oenothera perennis var. typica
USDA Symbol: oepe
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
, WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
shaly slopes, moist or dry fields, pastures and roadsides
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam, Sand
BenefitAttracts: Birds , Hummingbirds
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2012-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff