General Information
NameEvening primrose
Scientific NameOenothera biennis
DescriptionOenothera is a genus of about 145 species of herbaceous flowering plants native to the Americas. It is the type genus of the family Onagraceae. Common names include evening primrose, suncups, and sundrops. They are not closely related to the true primroses (genus Primula). Certain Oenothera plants have edible parts. The roots of O. biennis are reportedly edible in young plants.
Primary IDFOOD00120
Picture120
Classification
GroupHerbs and Spices
Sub-GroupOilseed crops
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID27368
Wikipedia IDEvening_primrose
Composition
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References
Content Reference— Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).