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Little Evening Primrose (Oenothera perennis)

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Oenothera Perennis, or more commonly know as Little Evening Primrose, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Oenothera. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Oenothera Perennis or Little Evening Primrose's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Oenothera
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (I)
  • State T/E Status: IA (T) IL (T) IN (T) KY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (small sundrops) IL (small sundrops) IN (small sundrops) KY (small sundrops)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC- FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC-) 2(FAC-) 3(FAC) 4(NI)


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