University of Rhode Island

Oenothera biennis

Evening Primrose

Tall perennial with yellow flowers which open in evening. Tolerates poor dry soil, drought conditions, and heat. Full sun. Native to RI. 3-5’ x 1-2’.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.

Ted Bodner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens.

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