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Missouri Evening Primrose

Missouri Evening Primrose

Missouri evening primrose is a native perennial wildflower in the Onagraceae plant family. It is usually found in sandy or rocky prairie soils.

It has a big yellow flower with for petals that open in the evening and closes the next day. The flower sometimes turns a reddish color after it closes.

Missouri evening primrose attracts butterflies, bees, hummingbirds and moths. However it is only pollinated by moths, which pollinate at night.