panicled willowweed

Epilobium brachycarpum

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: autumn willowherb, tall annual willowherb, autumn willowweed, tall willowherb, panicled willowherb and tall fireweed

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Pink to purple, four petals

Leaves: Narrow, curving, pointed

Life Cycle: Summer annual

Leaves are smooth, long, and narrowly oval. The foliage of seedlings and young plants is typically red-purple. Leaves are sparse and may fall when blooms appear. Grows 3 to 4 ft. tall with an upright habit and woody main stem. Flowers have four light purple or pink petals that are each deeply notched. Flowers in late summer and fall. Drought tolerant. Native to North America

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