Taxon  Report   3002 
Epilobium lactiflorum  Hausskn.
Milkflower willowherb,  White flowered willowherb
Epilobium lactiflorum
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Epilobium lactiflorum
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Epilobium lactiflorum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Epilobium lactiflorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Epilobium lactiflorum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Epilobium
Habitat: streambanks, slopes
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Epilobium alpinum var. lactiflorum
PLANTS: Epilobium hornemannii var. lactiflorum
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 22, 2018).

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