General: Annual herb from a taproot; stems erect, 20-100 (200) cm tall, glabrous and peeling below, appressed short stiff-hairy and generally glandular-hairy above.
Leaves: Alternate, generally deciduous early, linear to narrowly elliptic, 1-5 cm long, sharp-pointed, usually folded along midrib, more or less glabrous, often with bundles of smaller leaves in axils of leaves.
Flowers: Inflorescence terminal, open, panicle-like; hypanthium 1.5-8 (16) mm long; petals 2-15 mm long, white to rose-purple, notched at tip; sepals 2-8 mm long; stamens less than or equal to length of pistil; stigmas club-shaped or occasionally 4-lobed.
Fruits: Capsules, 1.5-3.5 cm long, glabrous or glandular; stalks 3-20 mm long; seeds 1.4-2.7 mm long, pimply, tuft of hair white, 7-8 mm long, readily detaching.
Epilobium paniculatum Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray Epilobium paniculatum var. hammondii (Howell) M. Peck Epilobium paniculatum var. juncundum (A. Gray) Trel. Epilobium paniculatum var. laevicaule (Rydb.) Munz Epilobium paniculatum var. paniculatum Epilobium paniculatum var. subulatum (Hausskn.) Fernald Epilobium paniculatum var. tracyi (Rydb.) Munz
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