EPPO Global Database

Epilobium brunnescens(EPINE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPINE
  • Preferred name: Epilobium brunnescens
  • Authority: (Cockayne) Raven & Engelhorn


New Zealand. Introduced in Britain and Ireland, where it is widely naturalized. The plant was first, mistakenly, identified as E. nerterioides, which is a different New Zealand plant.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Epilobium nerterioides auctorum non Cunningham

Common names
Name Language
bog willowherb English
New Zealand willowherb English
kividunört Swedish
krypmjølke Norwegian
saileachán sraoilleach Irish