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Epilobium brachycarpum not having much luck finding these - I would guess they are most likely introduced as they were found in a weedy area next to a road. Epilobium brachycarpum,Geotagged,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Epilobium brachycarpum

not having much luck finding these - I would guess they are most likely introduced as they were found in a weedy area next to a road.

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  1. It's probably an Epilobium sp., but I am not sure which one. Posted 4 months ago
    1. thanks! that was exactly the clue I needed - it looks like this flower is pretty highly variable in appearance - white to pink with a range of petal numbers. Turns out it is actually native too! Posted 4 months ago

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''Epilobium brachycarpum'' is a species of willowherb known by the common names tall willowherb, tall annual willowherb, panicled willowherb and tall fireweed. It is native to and widespread in North America, where it is a resident of varied open and woodland habitats. It has also been introduced to some areas in South America. This is a tall glandular, hairy annual herb occasionally reaching two metres in height. It is somewhat gangly and thin like an erect weed, with narrow, curving, pointed leaves.. more

Similar species: Myrtales
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Aug 8, 2017. Captured Aug 4, 2017 11:16 in Interurban Trail, Tukwila, WA 98188, USA.
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  • f/1.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 55mm