Epilobium brachycarpum

Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
Species:Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl
Common NameTall Annual Willowherb
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 2
StatusNative; KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Epilobium altissimum Epilobium altissimum
Epilobium jucundum var. viridifolium Epilobium jucundum var. viridifolium
Epilobium laevicaule Epilobium laevicaule
Epilobium paniculatum Epilobium paniculatum Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Epilobium paniculatum f. adenocaulon Epilobium paniculatum f. adenocaulon Hausskn.
Epilobium paniculatum f. adenocladon Epilobium paniculatum f. adenocladon Hausskn.
Epilobium paniculatum var. hammondii Epilobium paniculatum var. hammondii (T.J. Howell) M.E. Peck
Epilobium paniculatum var. juncundum Epilobium paniculatum var. juncundum (A. Gray) Trel.
Epilobium paniculatum var. laevicaule Epilobium paniculatum var. laevicaule (Rydb.) Munz
Epilobium paniculatum var. paniculatum Epilobium paniculatum var. paniculatum
Epilobium paniculatum var. subulatum Epilobium paniculatum var. subulatum (Hausskn.) Fern.
Epilobium paniculatum var. tracyi Epilobium paniculatum var. tracyi (Rydb.) Munz

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Kenton (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: KNK

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000016597 Kenton Kentucky
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