Taxon  Report   3012 
Epilobium palustre  L.
Marsh willow herb,  Marsh willowherb
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Epilobium palustre, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Epilobium palustre
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Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Epilobium
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Epilobium lineare
PLANTS: Epilobium oliganthum
PLANTS: Epilobium palustre var. grammadophyllum
PLANTS: Epilobium palustre var. labradoricum
PLANTS: Epilobium palustre var. lapponicum
PLANTS: Epilobium palustre var. longirameum
PLANTS: Epilobium palustre var. oliganthum
PLANTS: Epilobium pylaieanum
PLANTS: Epilobium wyomingense
More information about  Epilobium palustre
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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