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ALPINE WILLOWHERB Epilobium anagallidifolium (Onograceae) Height to 5cm. Creeping, hairless perennial and slender stems. Restricted to damp ground in upland areas. FLOWERS are 4-5mm across, pink and seldom open fully; borne on drooping stems (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are long, erect, red pods with cottony seeds. LEAVES are ovate, barely toothed and short-stalked. STATUS-Local; mountains, from N England northwards.
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ALPINE WILLOWHERB Epilobium anagallidifolium (Onograceae) Height to 5cm. Creeping, hairless perennial and slender stems. Restricted to damp ground in upland areas. FLOWERS are 4-5mm across, pink and seldom open fully; borne on drooping stems (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are long, erect, red pods with cottony seeds. LEAVES are ovate, barely toothed and short-stalked. STATUS-Local; mountains, from N England northwards.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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