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Epilobium angustifolium L.
ONAGRACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 3 May 2011
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments Epilobium angustifolium subsp. circumvagum, only, treated in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 9 Sep 2002 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that, according to molecular and morphological evidence as presented in Baum, D. A., K. J. Sytsma, & P. C. Hoch (Syst. Bot. 19: 363-388. 1994) and in an e-mail from Peter C. Hoch (The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] author) to Jeff Greenhouse of 5/14/98, the section of the Epilobium including the "fireweeds" (in North America, Epilobium angustifolium and Epilobium latifolium) is very distinct from the rest of the Epilobium, and should be segregated to Chamerion, so that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Epilobium angustifolium L. is to be treated as a synonym of Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 3 May 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Epilobium
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Epilobium

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