Prairie Sundrops (Oenothera pilosella)
A shorter relative of the evening primrose with lovely fragrant, bright yellow blooms! Tends to form mats where space allows. Reseeds well in favorable conditions, and unwanted plants are easy to remove.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loamy
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun-Jul
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, butterflies, flies, and skippers. Hosts a few moths and smaller insects. Foliage is occasionally eaten by rabbits.