Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


980

Forb
Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
8 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Oenothera biennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oenothera biennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-02-001:
Oenothera biennis   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Evening Primrose