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Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub ssp. circumvagum (Mosquin) Hoch

General Information
Symbol: CHANC
Group: Dicot
Family: Onagraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
AK   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
EPANC Epilobium angustifolium L. ssp. circumvagum Mosquin
EPANC2 Epilobium angustifolium L. var. canescens Alph. Wood
CHANC2 Chamaenerion angustifolium (L.) Scop. ssp. circumvagum (Mosquin) Moldenke
EPANP2 Epilobium angustifolium L. var. platyphyllum (Daniels) Fernald
EPANM2 Epilobium angustifolium L. var. macrophyllum (Hausskn.) Fernald
CHANC3 Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub var. canescens (Alph. Wood) N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren
CHDA2 Chamerion danielsii D. Löve
CHPL4 Chamerion platyphyllum (Daniels) Á. Löve & D. Löve
EPANA2 Epilobium angustifolium L. var. abbreviatum (Lunell) Munz
EPANM Epilobium angustifolium L. ssp. macrophyllum (Hausskn.) Hultén


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Onagraceae – Evening Primrose family
Genus Chamerion Raf. ex Holub – fireweed
Species Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub – fireweed
Subspecies Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub ssp. circumvagum (Mosquin) Hoch – fireweed

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