Oenothera macrocarpa
(Missouri Evening Primrose)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Missouri Evening Primrose, Big Fruit Evening Primrose, Ozark Sundrops
    Synonyms: Oenothera missouriensis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - August
    Status: Native

Oenothera macrocarpa, or Missouri Evening Primrose, is native to the central United States. It is a perennial, that grows in glades, on rocky slopes and bluffs and in prairies; it has huge yellow flowers in early to mid summer.

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