Taxon  Report   2991    
Epilobium ciliatum  Raf.  ssp. watsonii  (Barbey) Hoch & P. H. Raven
Fringed willowherb,  Watson's willowherb, Willow herb
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. watsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Epilobium
Parent: Epilobium ciliatum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Epilobium watsonii var. franciscanum
JEF + PLANTS: Epilobium watsonii
PLANTS: Epilobium franciscanum
More information about  Epilobium ciliatum ssp. watsonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).