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PALE WILLOWHERB Epilobium roseum (Onograceae) Height to 80cm. Similar to Short-fruited Willowherb but with only faint lines on the stem. Favours damp ground. FLOWERS are 4-7mm across, white at first, turning pink later (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are elliptical with a wedge-shaped base; stalk 2cm long. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.
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PALE WILLOWHERB Epilobium roseum (Onograceae) Height to 80cm. Similar to Short-fruited Willowherb but with only faint lines on the stem. Favours damp ground. FLOWERS are 4-7mm across, white at first, turning pink later (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are elliptical with a wedge-shaped base; stalk 2cm long. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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