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California Willowherb - Epilobium foliosum
Other Names:  Epilobium minutum var. foliosum

Status Under Review
Undetermined Origin

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
(see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Reported for Montana.
General Description
Plants annual, less than 4 dm tall; steems more or less peeling below and more or less strigose. Petioles 3-12 mm long. Leaves generally alternate below, clustered above, 5-30 mm, sublinear to lanceolate, generally folded along midrib. Inflorescence crowded, densely strigose. Hypanthium 0.4-0.8 mm long. Sepals 1.5-2.5 mm long; petals 1.8-3 mm long, white. Fruit 12-20 mm long, sparsely hairy; pedicel 2-5 mm long. Seeds 0.6-0.9 mm long, low-papillate (Hoch 1993, The Jepson Manual).

Range Comments
BC to MT, south to CA, ID, and AZ (Kartesz 2009).

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California Willowherb — Epilobium foliosum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from