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Epilobium canum ssp. canum (Hummingbird trumpet)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Epilobium canum ssp. canum

Epilobium canum (Greene) P.H. Raven ssp. canum

Hummingbird trumpet, California fuchsia, Zauschneria

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Epilobium canum ssp. mexicanum, Zauschneria californica ssp. mexicana, Zauschneria californica var. villosa, Zauschneria cana

USDA Symbol: epcac2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Fruit Type: Capsule
Leaf: Grayish
Flower: Petals 4
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Coastal sage scrub, chaparral, dry slopes, below 2000 ft.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Bibliography

Bibref 7 - Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (1993) Hickman, J.C. (ed.)
Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Epilobium canum ssp. canum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Epilobium canum ssp. canum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Epilobium canum ssp. canum

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Record Last Modified: 2011-08-10
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