Scale bar: 1cm.
Hairy Willow-herb - a native (Epilobium hirtigerum)
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family).
Occurrence: Widespread and moderately common.
- like other Willow-herbs, it has long, slender, stalk-like fruit, usually held erect. The petals are on the tips of the fruit
- it is hairy densely hairy with long hairs, so that the plant is greyish
- the leaves are mostly alternate (i.e. not paired)
- it is often much-branched from the base.
Photo: Hairy Willow Herb. The greyish appearance and the alternate leaf arrangement help distinguish this plant. Castlemaine.