Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Epilobium coloratum Biehler image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll
Family Onagraceae
Epilobium coloratum Biehler
cinnamon willow-herb, eastern willow-herb
Epilobium: from 2 Greek words epi, "upon," and lobos, "a pod or capsule," as the flower and capsule appear together, the corolla being borne on the end of the ovary
coloratum: colored
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-3' tall forb; stems usually with many branches
Flower: pink to white, 4-parted, 1/3" wide, petals notched; inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of many, stalked flowers; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:capsule, seeds with brown tufts of hair at the top
Leaf:mostly opposite, oblong to lance-like with sharp, irregular teeth
Habitat: wet; meadows, streambanks
(Glossary)

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