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BROAD-LEAVED WILLOWHERB Epilobium montanum (Onograceae) Height to 80cm. Upright perennial. Similar to Hoary Willowherb but almost hairless. Found in woods and hedges. FLOWERS are 6-10mm across (droop in bud) with pale pink, notched petals and a 4-lobed stigma (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are oval, rounded at the base, toothed and opposite. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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BROAD-LEAVED WILLOWHERB Epilobium montanum (Onograceae) Height to 80cm. Upright perennial. Similar to Hoary Willowherb but almost hairless. Found in woods and hedges. FLOWERS are 6-10mm across (droop in bud) with pale pink, notched petals and a 4-lobed stigma (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are oval, rounded at the base, toothed and opposite. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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