Vascular – Exotic
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than Composites
Wetland plant indicator status rating
OBL: Obligate Wetland
Almost always is a hydrophyte, rarely in uplands (non-wetlands).
Stigma deeply 4 lobed; Stems covered with long spreading hairs; leaves subsessile.
Eurasia, N. Africa, Macronesia
epilobium: From the Greek epi- ‘upon’ and lobos ‘a pod’, the flowers appearing to be growing on the seed pod.