Primrose Pistils and Stamens

a photo of primrose pistils and stamens
The stamens on this cutleaf evening primrose (Oenothera coronopifolia) are loaded with yellow pollen and there is a green "X" on the end of the pistil. Both are easy to see with the naked eye.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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