Calflora
Taxon  Report   3012    
Epilobium palustre  L.
Marsh willow herb,   Marsh willowherb
Epilobium palustre, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(8 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Onagraceae  
Genus: Epilobium

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSEpilobium lineare
PLANTSEpilobium oliganthum
PLANTSEpilobium palustre var. grammadophyllum
PLANTSEpilobium palustre var. labradoricum
PLANTSEpilobium palustre var. lapponicum
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More information about  Epilobium palustre

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)

palustre: growing in marshes (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/19/2021).