Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites
Stigma deeply 4-lobed; stems covered with short +/- appressed hairs; leaves sessile.
Europe, temperate Asia E. to Japan
epilobium: From the Greek epi- ‘upon’ and lobos ‘a pod’, the flowers appearing to be growing on the seed pod.
montanum: From the Latin mons ‘mountain’, meaning growing on mountains