Common Evening Primrose, 4 heart shaped petals on flower, very fragrant. Plant is appr. 7 feet tall
This plant has naturalised abundantly in SW France and its cheerful flowers are well used by insects here.
plant has grown for one year, it's winter now, will blooom in the summer
Evening Primrose Seeds - PLENTIFUL!
current year seedling, Maryland
Moth feeding after dark - Bats fly down to the plant to catch moths - No bat pictures...YET!
This picture was taken during a light rain shower. The water beads up perfectly on the waxy blooms.
Growing wild at the creek
common evening primrose
Common Evening Primrose in Maine, U.S.A., July 1998
Evening primrose flower. Note the threads holding pollen grains.
University of Agriculture Faisalabad,Punjab,Pakistan
Oenothera biennis - Evening Primrose
Some wild plants in a native prairie restoration at College of Du Page in ne IL in August 2010
Close-up of flowers in August 2012 in northeast Illinois