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Herbarium specimen: Epilobium hirsutum

Taxon:Onagraceae: Epilobium hirsutum L. ("Great Willowherb")
Filed in taxon folder:Onagraceae: Epilobium hirsutum L. ("Great Willowherb")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:1/8/1935
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Chew Magna, ST56, Right bank of R. Chew about a mile above Chew Magna
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Epilobium hirsutum herbarium specimen from Chew Magna, VC6 North Somerset in 1935 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
notes:With almost pure white flowers (flore albido), soon turning pale pink in the press. The calyx also is pale in upper part. Near a few normally coloured plants. I don't remember seeing this before. H.S.T.

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Documented by mossysal on 20th June 2009.

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