Hooker's evening primrose

Oenothera elata

Hooker's Evening Primrose 2

Hooker's Evening Primrose is a perennial plant that grows up to 6 feet tall. It has lanceolate leaves. The primrose has yellow flowers. The flowers bloom from June to September.

Hooker's Evening Primrose is found in western and central America

Hooker's Evening Primrose's flowers can be ground up to be used as a poultice for swelling, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, and anti-spasmodic

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2. Carton, Jean-Luc A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque

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  2. Adapted by tyrrellscience98 from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oenothera_elata
  3. (c) tyrrellscience98, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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