Connecticut Plants
Southern Sundrops
Oenothera fruticosa L.

Southern sundrops rare in Connecticut, and it is classfied as a species of special concern.

  • Family: evening primrose (Onagraceae)
  • Habitat: meadows, open woods, often in disturbed sites
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1-2 inches across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Oenothera fruticosa L.
Oenothera fruticosa L.