Taxon  Report   3017    
Epilobium septentrionale  (D. D. Keck) R. N. Bowman & Hoch
Humboldt county fuchsia,   Northern willowherb
Epilobium septentrionale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Epilobium canum ssp. septentrionale
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(68 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Onagraceae  
Genus: Epilobium

Ultramafic affinity: 2 - weak indicator

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSEpilobium canum ssp. septentrionale
JEF + PLANTSZauschneria septentrionalis
More information about  Epilobium septentrionale

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:   (Accessed: 10/27/2021).