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Connecticut Plants
Purpleleaf Willow-herb
Epilobium coloratum Biehler

The leaves are usually, though not always, marked with purple. The stem may also be purplish.

  • Family: evening primrose (Onagraceae)
  • Habitat: sunny wet spots
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pale pink to white
  • Flowering time: July to August
  • Origin: native
Epilobium coloratum Biehler
Epilobium coloratum Biehler