- Habitat: Fields and Open Areas
- Native/Non-native: Native to eastern and central North America, introduced to Europe.
- Almost all parts of the evening primrose are said to be edible and medically or cosmetically applicable including the roots, leaves, blossoms, flower buds and seeds.
- Flowers last from late spring to late summer.
- As the name implies, Oenothera biennis has a life span of two years (biennial) producing in a tight rosette the first year, and spiraling stem the second year.
Common Evening-primrose (Oenothera biennis)
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