Epilobium tetragonum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Onagraceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 20-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - August (Earliest: 4.6)

Biotopes:
Stream Banks

Meadows
Pollination: Autopollination
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Passalora montana
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
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


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