Definition of Common evening primrose

1. Noun. A coarse biennial of eastern North America with yellow flowers that open in the evening; naturalized in Europe.

Exact synonyms: German Rampion, Oenothera Biennis
Generic synonyms: Evening Primrose

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Literary usage of Common evening primrose

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1. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"Common Evening-Primrose. Golden-Candlestick. A rank growing plant often found in wheat fields in this region. As-it is a heavy seed producer and a lover of ..."

2. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"This particular Primrose is not found in our country, but we have others and the one known as the common evening primrose is a common weed in fields where ..."

3. The Garden Month by Month: Describing the Appearance, Color, Dates of Bloom by Mabel Cabot Sedgwick, Robert Cameron (1907)
"A large variety of the common Evening Primrose. Showy flowers 3-4 in. across. Effective in masses in the wild garden and border. Prop. by seed and cuttings. ..."

4. The Wild Flowers of California, Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1897)
"The leaves, which have from five to nine leaflets, have not the silvery under-surface of those of P. Anserina. common evening primrose. ..."

5. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... rarely expand, and are held up in green calyx-cups, which in their turn are cleft into four narrow slender divisions. common evening primrose ..."

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