Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3291

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, fens, seepages, and boggy meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Epilobium leptophyllum   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Epilobium leptophyllum   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-03-001:
Epilobium leptophyllum   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrow-leaved Willow-herb, American Marsh Willow-herb