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MARSH WILLOWHERB Epilobium palustre (Onograceae) Height to 50cm. Slender, upright perennial with a round, smooth stem. Found in damp habitats, mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are 4-7mm across and pale pink, with a club-shaped stigma (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are narrow, untoothed, unstalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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MARSH WILLOWHERB Epilobium palustre (Onograceae) Height to 50cm. Slender, upright perennial with a round, smooth stem. Found in damp habitats, mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are 4-7mm across and pale pink, with a club-shaped stigma (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are pods that contain cottony seeds. LEAVES are narrow, untoothed, unstalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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