Epilobium parviflorum small-flowered willow herb Onagraceae EPPA*; Q, j (Stalter and Lamont 2002); R, vi;

   

Epilobium parviflorum fruit and flower. By Andrew P. Nelson SUNY Oswego. Copyright © 2018 Andrew Nelson. New York Flora Atlas - newyork.plantatlas.usf.edu

Epilobium parviflorum fruit and flower. By Andrew P. Nelson SUNY Oswego. Copyright © 2018 Andrew Nelson. New York Flora Atlas – newyork.plantatlas.usf.edu. (Accessed 11/2014).

Epilobium parviflorum is a perennial herb to 80 cm, erect, densely hairy, branched. 

Leaves opposite, alternate above, 2-8 cm long, hairy on both sides, narrow, sessile but not clasping stem, margin toothed. 

Flowers red-purple ca. 1 cm wide, pet 4, deeply notched, 0.4-0.9 cm long. 

Fruit dry, a linear capsule 5-8 cm long. 

Wetland status: NL 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Eurasia. 

Habitat: Found in both wet, open soil and in dry soil.