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Common name

English: Common evening primrose

German: Gemeine Nachtkerze

Mandarin: 月见草 (yue jian cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Onagraceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Oenothera (5)

            Epithet: biennis L. (2)

Synonym: Brunyera biennis Bubani

biennis => 'biennial' - two years

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Oenothera biennis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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