Epilobium montanum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Onagraceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 20-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - September (Earliest: 25.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Pollination: Autopollination
Flower Visitors:
Bombus hortorum

Pieris napi

Siphona geniculata
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Passalora montana

Venturia maculiformis

Sphaerotheca epilobii

Mompha langiella
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Celypha lacunana

Ecliptopera silaceata Larva

Altica lythri

Altica palustris
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Lacanobia oleracea

Mesotype didymata

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

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Broad-leaved Willowherb


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