Oenothera biennis


Scientific Name:Oenothera biennis
Synonym:
Family:Onagraceae
Common Name:
Authority: Linnaeus
Etymology:Oenothera is Greek for "summer wine" and biennis is Latin for "perennial."
C Value:1
Wetness:FACU
# of Species in  
Genus in Illinois:
18
Duration:Perennial, Biennial
Reproduction:Monoecious
Flower Type:Perfect
Flower Shape:Actinomorphic (radially symmetrical)
Flower # of Parts:4
Growth Habit:Forb
Leaf Arrangement:Alternate
Leaf Type:Simple
Leaf Shape:Oval (widest at middle)
Leaf Shape Term:
Leaf Margin:Entire
Leaf Toothing:
Flower Color:Yellow
Habitat:Roadside, Fields
Distribution:BONAP Distribution Map
Status (State):Not Listed
Status (Federal):Not Listed
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