Taxon  Report   2983 
Epilobium brachycarpum  C. Presl
Annual fireweed,  Autumn willowweed, Panicled willow herb, Tall annual willowherb
Epilobium brachycarpum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Epilobium brachycarpum
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Epilobium brachycarpum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Epilobium brachycarpum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Epilobium brachycarpum
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Epilobium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. hammondii
PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. juncundum
ICPN + PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. paniculatum
PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. subulatum
ICPN: Epilobium paniculatum var. jucundum
ICPN + PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. laevicaule
ICPN + PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum var. tracyi
ICPN + PLANTS: Epilobium paniculatum
More information about  Epilobium brachycarpum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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