Epilobium parviflorum Schreber

Locations ofEpilobium parviflorum Schreber in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Epilobium parviflorum Schreber
Common Name
Smallflower Hairy Willowherb
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Not in Flora of Virginia: discovered after its publication
A well-established population was found in the drawn-down bed of Mountain Lake in 2020. The colony occurs in an area influenced by seepage near the southern margin of the lake. This European species is more robust and more obviously hairy than any of our our native Epilobium. It is introduced in the northeast and Great Lake states, with the closest occurrences found in southern Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Full sun to part shade in exposed bed of Mountain Lake. In shrub-free area with seepage influence.
Native Status

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