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Oenothera perennis

Oenothera perennis L.

Kneiffia perennis (L.) Pennell

Kneiffia pumila (L.) Spach

Oenothera perennis L. var. rectipilis (S.F. Blake) S.F. Blake

Oenothera perennis L. var. typica Munz

Little Evening Primrose

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMyrtalesIncludes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others
FamilyOnagraceaeWillowherb/evening primrose family
GenusOenotheraDerivation uncertain: 1. Greek ονος θηρας (onos theras), or “donkey catcher.” 2. Or οινος θηρας (oinos theras), “wine seeker.” 3. Or Latin oenothera, “a plant whose juices may cause sleep”
Speciesperennis

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Oenothera perennis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Oenothera perennis (Little Evening Primrose)

9/18/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm) ID is uncertain

Oenothera perennis (Little Evening Primrose)

9/18/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm) ID is uncertain

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