Taxon  Report   2989 
Epilobium ciliatum  Raf.  ssp. ciliatum 
Fringed willowherb,  Northern willow herb, Willow herb
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
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Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum, 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 ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Epilobium
Parent Record Epilobium ciliatum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon var. ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium ciliatum var. ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium delicatum
PLANTS: Epilobium ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium glandulosum var. adenocaulon
PLANTS: Epilobium glandulosum var. ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium glandulosum var. macounii
PLANTS: Epilobium leptocarpum var. macounii
PLANTS: Epilobium ursinum
PLANTS: Epilobium californicum
PLANTS: Epilobium californicum var. holosericeum
PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon var. perplexans
PLANTS: Epilobium americanum
PLANTS: Epilobium brevistylum var. ursinum
PLANTS: Epilobium brevistylum
PLANTS: Epilobium watsonii var. parishii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon
TJM2 + PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon var. parishii
TJM2: Epilobium adenocaulon var. occidentale
TJM2 + PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon var. holosericeum
More information about  Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 22, 2018).

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