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American Willowherb

A slender plant with pale flowers and a common garden weed near human habitation.



Common Name American Willowherb
Scientific Name Epilobium ciliatum
Species Group Willowherb Family Onagraceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Willowherb family - Onagraceae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Small open pink flowers on a slender plant with a reddish stem
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Willowherb Family Onagraceae