Edible: Common evening primrose [Oenothera biennis]


9 Common primrose stalk from last year Common primrose stalk from last year.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 22, 2001

10 Common primrose leaves Common primrose leaves
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Apr 22, 2001

11 Common evening primrose Common evening primrose.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 08, 2001

1 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

2 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

3 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Note white vein down the middle of the leaf.
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

4 Common Evening Primrose - Flower Common Evening Primrose - Flower
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

5 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Some seeds in Wildman’s hand.
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

6 Common Evening Primrose Common Evening Primrose. Note four-parted stigma forming an X. I don’t know why it wasn’t centered better.
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

7 Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers.
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

8 Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers Common Evening Primrose - dried flowers.
Source: Cunningham Park, Queens, Nov 14, 1999

12 Second year evening primrose Second year evening primrose
Source: Marine Park, Brooklyn, Nov 27, 2005

13 Common evening primrose Common evening primrose. Closeup of the root.
Source: Marine Park, Brooklyn, Nov 27, 2005

14 Common evening primrose Common evening primrose. In situ. Note basel rosette and white down middle of leaf.
Source: Marine Park, Brooklyn, Nov 27, 2005



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