Definition of Epilobium angustifolium

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Fireweed, Giant Willowherb, Rosebay Willowherb, Wickup
Group relationships: Epilobium, Genus Epilobium
Generic synonyms: Willowherb



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epilobium Angustifolium

EpiP serine protease
EpiPen
Epictetian
Epictetus
Epicurean
Epicureanism
Epicureans
Epicurus
Epidendrum
Epidendrum tampense
Epidendrum venosum
Epigaea repens
Epilachna
Epilachna varivestis
Epilobium
Epilobium angustifolium
Epilobium canum canum
Epilobium hirsutum
Epimedium
Epimedium grandiflorum
Epimenides
Epimetheus
Epinephelus
Epinephelus adscensionis
Epinephelus fulvus
Epipactis
Epipactis gigantea
Epipactis helleborine
Epipaleolithic
Epiphany

Literary usage of Epilobium angustifolium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"On epilobium angustifolium, and species which have been confounded with it. ... This plant differs from epilobium angustifolium, Linn., in the leaves being ..."

2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"epilobium angustifolium. This plant, sometimes known as Rose-bay, ... Mr. CJ Biddle found the root of epilobium angustifolium to contain mucilage, ..."

3. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1907)
"Female taken on epilobium angustifolium, July 23rd; Solidago, Aug. ... Male collected on Aralia hispida, July 19th; and epilobium angustifolium, July 30th. ..."

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