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Great Willowherb

A tall, robust plant with purple flowers found mainly in damp areas.



Common Name Great Willowherb
Scientific Name Epilobium hirsutum
Species Group Willowherb Family Onagraceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Willowherb family - Onagraceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Mass of tall plants with open, flat pink flowers
Additional Identification Notes
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Willowherb Family Onagraceae