Species

Epilobium parviflorum

Etymology

Epilobium: From the Greek epi- 'upon' and lobos 'a pod', the flowers appearing to be growing on the seed pod.

Authority

Epilobium parviflorum Schreb.

Family

Onagraceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites

Similar Taxa

Stigma deeply 4 lobed; Stems covered with long spreading hairs; leaves subsessile.

Flower Colours

Violet / Purple

Year Naturalised

1976

Origin

Eurasia, N. Africa, Macronesia

This page last updated on 25 Mar 2010