Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Broad Leaved Willowherb
Epilobium montanum
of the Willowherb family
a perennial
30 75 cm high
blooms May-August
likes cultivated and waste land, woods, ditches hedgerows
can be seen throughout the Park

Although gardeners condsider this plant a bit of a pest, herbalists believe it to be a useful remedy for haemorrhages. Willowherb plants are so-named due to the similarity of their leaves to those of the willow tree.