Oenothera biennis L.
Family: Onagraceae (evening primrose)
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- Insect Type Attracted:
- Natural Enemy,
- Northern Lower Peninsula,
- Southern Lower Peninsula,
- Upper Peninsula
- Soil Moisture:
Natural enemies attracted
Moderately attractive: Plagiognathus politus and Orius insidiousus.
Mildly attractive: Chalcodoidea, Thomisidae, Coccinellidae, Braconidae and Nabidae.
Pollinators attractedNone collected using the vacuum sampling method, but low numbers (less than 1 bee per meter square during 5 minute visual observations) of bees were observed.
Highly attractive: lygus bugs, leafhoppers, and Japanese beetles.
Mildly attractive: thrips, aphids, leaf beetles and weevils.