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Dune Primrose
Oenothera deltoides

A common low growing plant with a showy white flower. It likes sand flats and dunes. The flower petals start and end their bloom as pink petals that turn to white. The White-lined Sphinx Moth lays its eggs on the plant. A treat for Native Americans was to collect the caterpillars and eat them.



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