Epilobium halleanum

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Epilobium halleanum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae
Genus: Epilobium
Species: E. halleanum
Binomial name
Epilobium halleanum
Hausskn.

Epilobium halleanum is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the common name glandular willowherb. It is native to parts of western North America from British Columbia to New Mexico, where it grows in many types of habitat. It is an erect perennial herb growing up to about half a meter tall. The leaves are oval in shape low on the stem and narrower and somewhat lance-shaped higher, the longest about 4.5 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a raceme of glandular flowers, each with four notched white to pink petals a few millimeters long. The fruit is an elongated capsule up to 6 centimeters long.

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