Calflora
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
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPPA7)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).