Epilobium ciliatum Rafinesque-Schmaltz 1808 (Family Onagraceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 30-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - September (Earliest: 30.5)
Origin: North America

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Pieris rapae

Brassicogethes aeneus
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Altica palustris

Helicidae
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Lacanobia oleracea

Mesotype didymata

Tenthredo livida
Possible Sapivores:
Evacanthus interruptus
Possible Granivores:
Rhopalus maculatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: American Willowherb


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