Taxon  Report   2993    
Epilobium cleistogamum  (Curran) Hoch & P. H. Raven
Cleistogamous boisduvalia,  Selfing willowherb
Epilobium cleistogamum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Epilobium cleistogamum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Epilobium cleistogamum
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Epilobium cleistogamum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Epilobium cleistogamum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Epilobium
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Boisduvalia cleistogama
More information about  Epilobium cleistogamum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).