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Oenothera perennisOenothera perennis

sundrops

Photograph(s) by*: UWI RWF

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-3'
Flowers: May-Aug.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

shaly slopes, moist or dry fields, pastures and roadsides

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Hummingbird Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes

similar to evening primrose (O. biennis); long bloom time; spreader



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1177.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004