Onagraceae
Epilobium minutum

Threadstem Fireweed

Upright stem, usually branched, with soft hairs. Flat leaves, sometimes clustered, usually opposite, narrowly oval to spoon-shaped. Flowers consist of 4 sepals with pointed tips and 4 rounded, pink or white petals. Grows in dry open areas, often after fire, drying vernal pools, at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Spring And Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 1--4 inches
  • Habitat: Vernal Wet, Disturbed, East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Steens, Siskiyous, West Gorge, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes