Saturday, June 27, 2015

(Photos) Common sundrops

Common sundrop, also known as narrowleaf evening-primrose, are rare in Illinois. but they are quite common in the restored tallgrass prarie in Morton Grove, Illinois' Miami woods.

The bright yellow four-petaled blossom are about an inch-and-a-half wide. The flower buds are bright red.

The blossoms resemble those of poppies.

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