Epilobium angustifolium


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Related to Epilobium angustifolium: rosebay willowherb, willow herb
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Noun1.Epilobium angustifolium - tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearingsEpilobium angustifolium - tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
Epilobium, genus Epilobium - large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areas
willowherb - a plant of the genus Epilobium having pink or yellow flowers and seeds with silky hairs
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Effects of inflorescence size on pollination in Epilobium angustifolium.
Oenothein B isolated from Epilobium angustifolium, which is a dimeric macrocydic ellagitannins was proven to inhibit hyaluronidase and elastase activity as well as was being able to inhibit the production or secretion of some pro-inflammatory cytokines in in vitro studies (Kiss et al.
Origins gives a shout out to Epilobium angustifolium, also known as Willowherb or fireweed-- right on the pack.
Its close relative epilobium angustifolium album, a white version is a choice plant grown in full sun in ordinary garden soil.
425), or even in the ostensibly empirical notes, in which Darwin represents the insemination of a passive female: "the female of the epilobium angustifolium, rose bay willow herb, bends down amongst the males for several days, and becomes upright again, when impregnated" (I.
Cirsium oleraceum Cirsium palustre Deschampsia caespitosa + Drosera rotundifolia Epilobium adenocaulon Epilobium angustifolium + Epilobium hirsutum Epilobium montanum Eriophomm vaginatum + + + + Galinsoga ciliata Lycopodium annolinum Melampyrum pratense + Mycelis muralis Orthilia secunda Oxycoccus palustris + Poa trivialis Pteridium aquilinum + Pyrola rotundifolia Rubus chamaemorus Senecio vulgaris Taraxacum spp.
Epilobium angustifolium, commonly known as willow herb or fireweed, is a plant species found in many parts of the world.
Lamiaceae * Galeopsis ladanum Galeopsis tetrahit/speciosa Stachys palustris Lycopus europaeus Lamium album Prunella vulgaris Prunella vulgaris Rubiaceae * Galium aparine Galium spurium Epilobium angustifolium Urtica dioica Urtica urens Apiaceae * Anthriscus sylvestris Cicuta virosa Helianthemum nummularium Rosaceae * Potentilla anserina Fragaria vesca Comarum palustre Potentilla erecta Potentilla argentea Alchemilla sp.
Para evaluar el interes de las citas encontradas de Epilobium angustifolium y Luzula nutans, se ha determinado su distribucion en el Sistema Central espanol (provincias de Salamanca, Avila, Madrid, Segovia y Guadalajara), tras la revision bibliografica y de los herbarios MA, MACB y MAF.
Burned site Coverage % Plant species 1997 September <1% -- 1998 May <1% -- July 10% Epilobium angustifolium, Ceratodon moss September 20% 1999 May 30% +Luzula + Calluna vulgaris July 50% September 55% 2000 May 60% + Deschampsia August 80% + Rubus idaeus Control site 100% Pleurozium and Dicranum moss, Linnaea borealis, Trientalis europea, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, V.
shrubs (including Corylus avellana, Sambucus racemosa, Prunus spinosa, Cytisus scoparius, Crataegus monogyna, Salix caprea, and Lonicera periclymenun) and dense populations of plants such as Pteridium aquilinum and Epilobium angustifolium.
Growth of understory Picea glauca Calamagrostis canadensis, and Epilobium angustifolium in relation to overstory light transmission.