Epilobium crassum

Epilobium crassum photographed at Mount St Patrick, St James Range, South Island, New Zealand

Epilobium crassum (syn Epilobium antipodium) is a stout, creeping and rooting plant, woody at the base. The dark green leaves are fleshy and shiny, with purple undersides. The flowers are white or reddish, summer.

Epilobium crassum is found in mountain to subalpine rocky herbfields and screes, in the drier mountains of South Island, New Zealand.

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