Rosebay Willowherb ( Epilobium angustifolium )


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Family: Willowherb (Onagraceae)

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Familiar perennial of wasteground, cleared woodland and riverbanks. Widespread and common throughout. Lanceolate leaves arranged spirally up stem. Pinkish purple flowers, 20 to 30mm across, appear July to September. Pods contain cottony seeds.Height up to 1.5m