Edible: Common evening primrose [Oenothera biennis]

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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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