Planting the Seeds for GMAT Prep

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Explanation
A - Incorrect: The sentence tries to compare the evening primrose and the petunia. Using the preposition as does not provide the intended meaning.

B - Incorrect: Incorrect comparison. The first entity petunia’s (which can be shade or medical value) is compared to the evening primrose. These two entities are not comparable.

C - Incorrect: Incorrect comparison. This sentence compares the flower of petunia to primrose.

D - Incorrect: Incorrect comparison. The first entity that of petunia (which can be flower, shade, or medical value) is compared to the evening primrose. These two entities are not comparable.

E - Correct: This correctly compares petunia to the evening primrose. E is the correct answer

Oddly enough, the evening primrose (also called “sundrops”) bears little relation to the true primrose.