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Epilobium septentrionale

Epilobium septentrionale (D.D. Keck) R.N. Bowman & Hoch

Northern Willowherb, Humboldt County Fuchsia

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Epilobium canum ssp. septentrionale, Zauschneria septentrionalis

USDA Symbol: epse3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf: Green
Flower: Sepals 4

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: California, endemic.
Native Habitat: Dry sand or stony ledges.


Bibref 7 - Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (1993) Hickman, J.C. (ed.)

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-10
Research By: DEW

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