Oenothera biennis

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Noun1.Oenothera biennis - a coarse biennial of eastern North America with yellow flowers that open in the eveningOenothera biennis - a coarse biennial of eastern North America with yellow flowers that open in the evening; naturalized in Europe
evening primrose - any of several plants of the family Onagraceae
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Moreover, every shade of yellow in nature's palette is on view, from the lemon flowers of common evening-primrose that open toward dusk and last but a day, to the burnished, nodding bells of Canada lily.

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