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Epilobium hornemannii  Rchb.  ssp. hornemannii 
Hornemann's willow herb,  Hornemann's willowherb
Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii
© 2006 Gerald Carr
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Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii
© 2006 Gerald Carr
Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii
© 2006 Gerald Carr
Genus: Epilobium
Parent Record Epilobium hornemannii
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Epilobium alpinum var. nutans
More information about  Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Epilobium: :  from 2 Greek words epi, "upon," and lobos, "a pod or capsule," as the flower and capsule appear together, the corolla being borne on the end of the ovary (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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