Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. cinereum (A.Rich.) P.H.Raven & Engelhorn

New Zealand J. Bot. 9: 349 (1971)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Upper stems with erect glandular and non-glandular hairs. Leaves linear to narrowly ovate, 2–7 mm wide, margins with widely spaced, coarse serrations. Flowers usually purplish-pink. Flowers mainly Nov.–Mar.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HFE, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, MuM, NIS, OtP, OtR, RobP, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW (including Lord Howe Is.), ACT, Tas. New Zealand. Widespread throughout much of Victoria, mostly in the lowlands, but ascending to montane areas where occasionally found on dry rocky slopes.

Known to hybridise with Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. billardiereanum where the two subspecies grow together.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2018-06-08
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-09-05
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. cinereum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. cinereum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native