Onagraceae
Epilobium glaberrimum

Glaucous Willowherb

Erect clump with short stolons. Stems smooth, shiny or covered lightly with whitish waxy powder. Leaves lance-shaped to oval, with rounded tips, clasping stem. Inflorescence crowded with leaves and flowers. Flowers tiny, pink to rose or white, less than 1/2 in. long. Grows in gravelly places along rivers, in moist scree and other moist places, at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--3 feet
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine, Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Throughout Our Region, Siskiyous, Steens, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier NP, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes