Photographs: Bantry, Co.Cork
Large pale yellow flowers, 40-50mm diameter. Anthers equal stigmas. Greenish sepals. Erect rigid stems, green at top, no red-based hairs. Broad lanceolate leaves in basal rosette, stalk-less stem leaves. Slightly scented. 60-120cm
Open ground on sandy soils. Waste ground, railway embankments, roadsides.
Naturalised garden escape. Much hybridisation.
Photographs are not of Common Evening-primrose, probably of a hybrid.
Correction: Paul Green