Evening primrose

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    Evening primrose @ Jogasaki coast
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    Evening primrose @ Jogasaki coast
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    Evening primrose @ Jogasaki coast

Basic information

Flower Name
Evening primrose
Formal Name
Oenothera stricta
Alias
Evening primrose
Habitat
South America
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Evening primrose

Oenothera stricta or atsuyoigusa (scientific name:Oenothera stricta) is an evergreen perennial of the family Onagraceae native South America. One day in the morning, yellow flowers bloom from the evening. Flowering starts blooming from May. Living after finished blooming yellow flowers and red flowers shell.Have palmately lobed leaves, the leaves are linear, and are the clear white midrib. 

In the genus Oenothera, evening primrose (scientific name: Oenothera tetraptera) , Oenothera stricta or atsuyoigusa (waiting grass, scientific name: Oenothera stricta), Perenis (scientific name: Oenothera perennis), Pinkladies (Hiruzaki tsukimisou, scientific name: Oenothera speciosa).

Generic name: Oenothera stricta or atsuyoigusa, scientific name:Oenothera stricta, also known as: suncups, origin: Latin America, environment: roadside, coast, plant: 20 to 100 cm, leaf shape: linear, Central white veins, phyllotaxis: alternate, flowers: racemes, flower color: yellow, size: 3-4 cm, petals: 4 tip of the pistil 4 crack, flowers bloom: one, flowers, Flowering period: May-July, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit shape: cylindrical.

Detailed information

Order
Myrtales
Family
Onagraceae
Genus
Oenothera
Species
O. stricta
Flower language
mute devotion (Jun 21, Jul 22)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Yellow
Season
MayJunJul
Height
20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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