Epilobium palustre Linnaeus 1753 (Family Onagraceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 15-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - September (Earliest: 13.6)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Boloria selene
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Passalora montana

Venturia maculiformis

Sphaerotheca epilobii
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Clepsis spectrana

Altica lythri

Altica palustris
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: Marsh Willowherb


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