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Home > Landscaping > Native Plants for Western Washington Gardens and Restoration Projects



Epilobium brachycarpum

Tall Annual Willowherb

Flowering Period: Aug August
Flower color: white Flower color: pink
Full sun Mostly sunny
Moist soil Dry soil


At a Glance: Taprooted annual of dry, gravelly or disturbed sites.

Height: 1-4 feet (30-120 cm) tall.
Growth Form: Herb.
Stems: Hairless below the flower.
Leaves: Slender and alternate, 1-2" long.
Flowers: Open panicles of flowers; primary color: pink or white; size: 0.25-0.5 in (3-12 mm).
Flowering Period: August.

Epilobium brachycarpum
Photo © Starflower Foundation
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Sun/Shade Tolerance Hydrology Elevation Range
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%

wet
moist
dry

low elevation
mid elevation
sub-alpine
high elevation


Soil Preferences
sandy soils
gravelly soils
clay soils
muddy soils
peaty soils
well drained soils
shallow soils
deep soils
acidic soils
basic soils
humic soils
nutrient rich soils
nutrient poor soils
mineral soils
organic soils

Habitat Preferences
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Wildlife Value
(data not available)

Ethnobotanical Uses and Other Facts
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Suggested References



The landscaping and restoration information provided on this page is taken from the Starflower Foundation Image Herbarium. All photographs © Starflower Foundation unless otherwise noted.