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fringed willowherb
Epilobium ciliatum
Epilobium ciliatum
fringed willowherb Evening-Primrose Family
Epilobium ciliatum Onagraceae
common names
  fringed willowherb
  American willowherb
accepted scientific name
  Epilobium ciliatum Raf.
rules for finding collection records
  Epilobium adenocaulon (0)
  Epilobium ciliatum (29)
  Epilobium glandulosum (0)
  Epilobium watsonii (0)
  exclude Epilobium brevistylum subfalcatum
  exclude Epilobium glandulosum glandulosum
  exclude Epilobium glandulosum macounii
  exclude Epilobium glandulosum tenue
family name
  • Onagraceae
Image Author: ©2014 Susan McDougall, Trees Live Here.
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .25 to .8 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 1st week of September
Native to North America. Naturalized in Hawaii.

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Accepted Scientific Name

Epilobium ciliatum   Raf.   (TSN: 27293, Index: 884)

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