Showy Evening Primrose
Oenothera speciosa* /Evening Primrose Family
May 14, 2005
These large, lovely pink flowers are oftenyseen growing along the sides of roads. The yellow nectar guides are easily visible in these flowers. I found this one blooming in the parking lot of an abandoned gas station in Oak Ridge in May.
Where seen:Oak Ridge, Great Smoky Mountain NP, Warriors' Path SP, widespread