Epilobium angustifolium L.

Fire Weed

Perennial over 1 m tall. Leaves alternate, ovate to oblong or elliptic, 5-15 cm long. Flowers numerous in terminal spike-like clusters, pink to purplish or white.

Has shown a potential for weediness in disturbed sites.

N America, Eurasia.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Onagraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Onagraceae
genus        Epilobium L.