Taxon  Report   2984    
Epilobium canum  (Greene) P. H. Raven
California fuchsia,  Hummingbird trumpet, zauschneria
Epilobium canum
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Epilobium canum
© 2003 George Jackson
Epilobium canum
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Epilobium canum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Epilobium canum
© 2018 Japhia Huhndorf
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Zauschneria californica
More information about  Epilobium canum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Dec 16, 2018).