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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)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Leaf: Grayish
Flower: Petals 4

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


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 on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA


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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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-07
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