Definitions for oenothera

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  1. Oenothera, genus Oenothera(noun)

    chiefly North American herbs with usually nocturnal flowers

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  1. Oenothera

    A plant genus of the family ONAGRACEAE. Members contain oenotheins.


  1. Evening Primrose

    Oenothera is a genus of about 145 species of herbaceous flowering plants native to the Americas. It is the type genus of the family Onagraceae. Common names include evening primrose, suncups, and sundrops. They are not closely related to the true primroses.


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