Taxon  Report   2996    
Epilobium glaberrimum  Barbey
Glaucous willow herb,  Glaucus willowherb, Smooth willowherb
Epilobium glaberrimum
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Epilobium glaberrimum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Epilobium glaberrimum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Epilobium glaberrimum, 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 glaberrimum
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Epilobium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Epilobium glaberrimum
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 24, 2019).