American Willowherb

Common Name American Willowherb
Scientific Name Epilobium ciliatum
Family Willowherb Family Onagraceae
Interest
1
Description A slender plant with pale flowers and a common garden weed near human habitation.  
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Flower pink

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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Stephens Castle Local Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Bourne Valley Local Nature Reserve (Talbot Heath)

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Ringstead Bay and Burning Cliff

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Blackdown and Hardy Monument

Dorset Council, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Milton Park Wood

Forestry
3

Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Wareham Forest (Gore Heath)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Forestry
3

Wareham Forest (Carey Heath)

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Tadnoll Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Trailway (Sturminster Newton)

Purbeck Ridge (Ridgeway Hill and Steeple Hill)

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Kingston and Houns-tout Cliff

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Puddletown Forest

Arne Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Garston Wood Nature Reserve

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
5

Corfe Castle Common

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Holton Lee

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Ham Common Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Townsend Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Brownsea Island

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Troublefield Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Powerstock Common Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Greenhill Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Piddles Wood Nature Reserve

Site of Scientific Interest
4

Hog Cliff National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Holt Heath National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Broadcroft Quarry Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Perryfields Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Hilfield Hill Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Lydlinch Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Parley Common Nature Reserve

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Dorset Council, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Kingston Lacey House and Gardens

Rempstone Heath

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Chilfrome

Open Access
3

Church Ope Cove

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Tout Quarry Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Delph Wood

BCP Council
3

Bugdens Copse and Meadow Nature Reserves

Dorset Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Souls Moor and Bere Stream Nature Reserve

Worgret Heath

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Wytch Heath

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Holt Wood

Forestry, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Bennetts Water Gardens

Bog Lane Natural Green Space

These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
05: May 1
06: June 9
07: July 10
08: August 7
These are the sites where I have found this species: