Evening Primrose

Yellow flowers of Oenothera also known as evening primrose, suncups and sundrops.

Oenothera biennis

A bottle of evening primrose oil with fresh evening primrose flowers in the background

Evening Primrose (Wiktionary)



evening primrose (plural evening primroses)

  1. Any of various flowering plants of the genus Oenothera or Camissonia, in the family Onagraceae,
    1. especially the common evening primrose, Oenothera biennis.
  2. Any plant of family Onagraceae, the evening primrose family.

Derived terms

  • evening primrose oil
  • common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)



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  • Onagraceae on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
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