|Scientific Name||Epilobium hornemannii var. hornemannii||USDA PLANTS Symbol||EPHOH|
|Common Name||Hornemann's Willowherb||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||27307|
|Family||Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)||Jepson eFlora
Life zones and habitat: Montane to alpine (8000 to 12000 ft.); moist areas along streambanks and in meadows.
Plant: Erect, leafy perennial 4 to 20 inches tall.
Leaves: Opposite, ovate to lanceolate stem leaves, 1/2 to 2 inches long; very short (~1/4 inch) or no petioles; edges smooth or with a few small teeth.
Inflorescence: Small pink to rose-purple flowers on stalks 1/4 to 2 inches long, each with 4 notched petals.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, Jepson eFlora and SW Colorado Wildflowers.
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