Calflora
Taxon  Report   3017    
Epilobium septentrionale  (D. D. Keck) R. N. Bowman & Hoch
Humboldt county fuchsia,  Northern willowherb
Epilobium septentrionale
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Epilobium septentrionale
© Jennifer Wheeler
Epilobium septentrionale
© 2005 Jennifer L. Kalt
Epilobium septentrionale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Epilobium canum ssp. septentrionale
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Epilobium septentrionale
© Jennifer Wheeler
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Epilobium
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Zauschneria septentrionalis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Epilobium canum ssp. septentrionale
More information about  Epilobium septentrionale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPSE3)

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 15, 2018).

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