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Epilobium leptophyllum (Bog willowherb)
Smith, R.W.

Epilobium leptophyllum

Epilobium leptophyllum Raf.

Bog Willowherb

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Epilobium nesophilum, Epilobium nesophilum var. sabulonense, Epilobium palustre var. gracile, Epilobium palustre var. sabulonense, Epilobium rosmarinifolium

USDA Symbol: EPLE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NL , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL FACW FACW OBL OBL OBL OBL FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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