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FamilyONAGRACEAE
Genus species var.Epilobium  rostratum Cheeseman 
SynonymsEpilobium rostratum var. pubens Petrie
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
dry, stony grassland
Altitudelowland-montane
Description leaves narrowly oblong, 5-8mm long, coarsely dentate, rigid, often reddish, flowers 5-10mm across, sessile, in axils of upper leaves, capsule rostrate, 10-15mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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