Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium

Hummingbird Trumpet

Matted or upright, densely hairy, grayish to green, usually with glands. Stems may be woody at base. Leaves to 2 in. long, sessile, mostly opposite, lance-shaped to oval, usually entire, can be deeply toothed. Flowers bright red-orange, in clusters at stem tips, held horizontally. Four sepals and 4 petals form a 1–1 1/2 in. long funnel-shaped tube with petals 2-lobed at the end. The 8 stamens and single pistil project beyond petals. Grows in rocky places, talus, open dry slopes, at high elevations from southern Oregon south.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer-Autumn
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--35 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Subalpine, East-Side Forest
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  • Native: Yes

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