Taxon  Report   3011    
Epilobium pallidum  (Eastw.) Hoch & P. H. Raven
Largeflower spike primrose,  Pale boisduvalia
Epilobium pallidum
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
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Epilobium pallidum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Epilobium pallidum
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Epilobium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Boisduvalia macrantha
ICPN + PLANTS: Boisduvalia pallida
More information about  Epilobium pallidum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 17, 2019).