Oenothera macrocarpa (Missouri Primrose)
Synonyms: Oenothera missouriensis
Also known as Bigfruit Evening-primrose, Missouri Evening-primrose, Fluttermill, Big-fruit Evening-primrose, Bigfruit Evening Primrose.
Missouri Primrose is a showy, low growing perennial featuring large, yellow flowers. Flowers are open for only one evening, but the plant flowers over a long period of time. It has narrow, thick, dark green foliage. It is drought and heat tolerant. Missouri Primrose is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It tolerates poor and/or lime soils.
AT A GLANCE
|Full sun to part sun
|Bees, moths, humingbirds
|Native bee friendly.
|Present in state
|Present in county and native
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state
|Not present in state
|Present and rare, native in county
|Previously present, now extinct
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)