Scarlet Beeblossom

Oenothera suffrutescens

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The scientific name of the Scarlet Beeblossom is Oenothera suffrutescens or Gaura coccinea. The Scarlet Beeblossom is part of the Evening Primrose family. It is a flowering plant. The Scarlet Beeblossom grows to be eight to twenty inches tall. It has several stems, the flower is light pink and looks much like a honeysuckle. The Scarlet Beeblossom is also a type of herb or shrub. Scarlet Beeblossom can be used to settle an upset stomach after vomiting. Its habitat is on dry prairies, hillsides, and roadsides. Scarlet Beeblossom is a perennial plant which means that it regrows year after year.
By Kenia Mendoza, 13 years old and Clarissa Diaz, 13 years old
South Valley Academy 7th grade science

Resources 2

plants.usda.gov
www.wildflower.org
www.minnesotawildflowers.info
www.britannica.com
wildflowerswest.org
www.google.com

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Stan Shebs, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gaura_coccinea_8.jpg
  2. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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