Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Great Willowherb
Epilobium hirsutum
of the Willowherb family
a perennial
80 - 180 cm high
blooms June-September
likes wet and damp places such as riversides, ditches
can be seen throughout the Park
This was lakeside opposite the Pavilion

"Codlins-and-cream", "apple pie" and "cherry pie" are just a few of this common plant's local names. The scientific name hirsutum means 'hairy' and refers to the slightly hairy stems and leaves.