Calflora
Taxon  Report   3008    
Epilobium obcordatum  A. Gray
Heart willowweed,  Rockfringe
Epilobium obcordatum
© 2018 Matt Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Epilobium obcordatum
© 2007 Steve Matson
Epilobium obcordatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Epilobium obcordatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Epilobium obcordatum
© 2018 Matt Berger
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Epilobium
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Epilobium obcordatum var. puberulum
More information about  Epilobium obcordatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPOB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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