Calflora
Taxon  Report   2989    
Epilobium ciliatum  Raf.  ssp. ciliatum 
Fringed willowherb,  Northern willow herb, Willow herb
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum, 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 ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Epilobium
Parent: Epilobium ciliatum
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Epilobium adenocaulon var. ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium ciliatum var. ecomosum
PLANTS: Epilobium delicatum
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More information about  Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPCIC)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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