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Epilobium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27280

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Boisduvalia Spach
 
  Common Name(s): willow weed [English]
 
    willowweed [English]
 
    willowherb [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMyrtales   
                            FamilyOnagraceae  – evening primroses, onagres  
                               GenusEpilobium L. – willow weed, willowweed, willowherb  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Epilobium alsinifolium Vill. – water plantain willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium anagallidifolium Lam. – alpine willowherb, alpine willowweed, pimpernel willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium arcticum Sam. – épilobe arctique, arctic willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium billardierianum Ser. – aboriginal willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl – autumn willowherb, autumn willowweed, tall annual willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium campestre (Jeps.) Hoch & W.L. Wagner – smooth spike-primrose 
                                  Species Epilobium canum (Greene) P.H. Raven – hummingbird-trumpet, hummingbird trumpet 
                                  Species Epilobium ciliatum Raf. – hairy willowherb, hairy willowweed, fringed willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium clavatum Trel. – clubfruit willowherb, clavatefruit willowweed, talus willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium cleistogamum (Curran) Hoch & P.H. Raven – selfing willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium coloratum Biehler – purple-leaf willowherb, willowweed, purpleleaf willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium davuricum Fisch. ex Hornem. – Dahurian willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium densiflorum (Lindl.) Hoch & P.H. Raven – denseflower willowherb, dense-flower spike-primrose, denseflower willowweed 
                                  Species Epilobium foliosum (Torr. & A. Gray) Suksd. – California willowherb, leafy willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium glaberrimum Barbey – smooth willowweed, glaucus willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium halleanum Hausskn. – Hall's willowweed, glandular willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium hirsutum L. – hairy willow herb, codlins and cream 
                                  Species Epilobium hornemannii Rchb. – Hornemann's willowweed, Hornemann's willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium howellii Hoch – Yuba Pass willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium lactiflorum Hausskn. – white-flower willowherb, broadleaf willowweed, milkflower willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium leptocarpum Hausskn. – slenderfruit willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium leptophyllum Raf. – linearleaf willowweed, bog willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium luteum Pursh – yellow willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium minutum Lindl. ex Lehm. – minute willowweed, chaparral willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium mirabile Trel. ex Piper – Olympic Mountain willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium montanum L.  
                                  Species Epilobium nevadense Munz – Nevada willowweed, Nevada willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium nivium Brandegee – Snow Mountain willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium obcordatum A. Gray – rose willowweed, rockfringe 
                                  Species Epilobium obscurum Schreb. – dwarf willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium oreganum Greene – Oregon fireweed, Grants Pass willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium oregonense Hausskn. – Oregon willowweed, Oregon willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium pallidum (Eastw.) Hoch & P.H. Raven – largeflower spike-primrose 
                                  Species Epilobium palustre L. – marsh willowweed, marsh willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium parviflorum Schreb. – smallflower hairy willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium X pulchrum Suksd. (pro. sp.)  
                                  Species Epilobium rigidum Hausskn. – Rocky Mountain willowherb, stiff willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium saximontanum Hausskn. – Rocky Mountain willowweed, Rocky Mountain willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium septentrionale (D.D. Keck) R.N. Bowman & Hoch – northern willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium siskiyouense (Munz) Hoch & P.H. Raven – Siskiyou rock-fringe, Siskiyou willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium smithii H. Lév.  
                                  Species Epilobium strictum Muhl. – downy willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium suffruticosum Nutt. – shrubby willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium torreyi (S. Watson) Hoch & P.H. Raven – narrowleaf willowweed, Torrey's willowherb 
                                  Species Epilobium X treleasianum H. Lév.  
                                  Species Epilobium X wisconsinense Ugente – Wisconsin willowherb 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Epilobium   
       
  Source: Onagraceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Epilobium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Epilobium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Epilobium   
       
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