Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3290

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, seeps, disturbed wet places (such as moist edges of logging roads), per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish, white
4-merous
4 sepals
4 petals
8 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-03-004:
Epilobium ciliatum   FAMILY Onagraceae

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Epilobium adenocaulon var. adenocaulon

 

COMMON NAME:
American Willow-herb