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Evening Primrose Family
6 species
Evening Primrose
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Oenothera
Species: Biennis
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Biennial - native to North America
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated February 6 2012
Fringed Willow Herb
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Epilobium
Species: Ciliatum (sub-species Glandulosum?)
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Perennial - also known as Norhern Willow Herb - native
to North America
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated October 14 2010
Hairy Willow Herb
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Epilobium
Species: Hirsutum
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Perennial - native to Europe
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated October 14 2010
Enchanter's Nightshade
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Circaea
Species: Lutetiana
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Perennial - also known as Broadleaf Enchanter's
Nightshade - native to eastern North America
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated August 11 2010
Purple-leaved Willow Herb
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Epilobium
Species: Coloratum
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Perennial - Spotted Touch-me-not (Jewelweed) in
background - native to eastern North America
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated October 14 2010
Evening Primrose
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Oenothera
Species: Biennis
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Biennial - the first year plant produces only a rosette of
leaves although the picture at left is a second year
plant as it later developed a stem - native to Canada
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated February 6 2012
Evening Primrose - flower 2.5 to 5 cm - leaves 10  to 20 cm - height 60 to 150 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2010
Fringed Willow Herb - flower approx. 1 cm - leaves  to 7 cm - height to 1.5 m - Ashbridge's Bay - July 2010
Hairy Willow Herb - flower approx. 2.5 cm - leaves  4 to 10 cm - height to 1.5 m - Leslie Spit - September 2010
Enchanter's Nightshade - flower approx. 5 mm - leaves  to 12 cm - height to 1 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2010
Purple-leaved Willow Herb - flower approx. 1 cm - leaves  to 10 cm - height to 1 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2010
Evening Primrose - flower 2.5 to 5 cm - leaves 10  to 20 cm - height 60 to 150 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - April 2011
Fireweed
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Genus: Chamerion
Species: Angustifolium
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Perennial - also known as Great Willowherb - native to
northern North America
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
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Updated June 20 2017
Fireweed - flower approx. 2.5 cm - leaves to 7.5 cm - height to 1.5 m - Trans-Canada Trail (Blackwater) - July 2016