Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Epilobium canum (Greene) Raven var. latifolium (Hooker) N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
(Hummingbird Trumpet)

Family: Onagraceae

Status: Native

Zauschneria californica Presl subsp. latifolia (Hooker) Keck
Zauschneria arizonica A. Davidson
Zauschneria latifolia Greene var. arizonica (A. Davidson) Hilend

Epilobium canum is a showy herbaceous perennial that has flowers with long tubular orange-red corollas and cleft petals. It has eight exserted stamens and a long stigma. Epilobium canum is found in wet areas in canyons and along streambeds.
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Epilobium ciliatum, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Jack's Peak East, Sept. 14, 2007

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