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Pest Information

Hairy Willowweed

Hairy Willowweed

  • Latin Name: Epilobium Hirsutum
  • Common Name: Hairy Willowweed
  • Other Names: N/A

Pest Details

Hairy Willowweed
Hairy Willowweed


Native to the United States, and found throughout most of the country.


An annual weed that forms tall, thin plants, and grows particularly well in very moist circumstances. Reproduction is from seeds, and plants may germinate throughout the spring and summer in wet, shaded locations.


Mature plants may grow to 4 feet tall, with a primary main stem and many branches from it, particularly along the upper stem. Leaves are small and narrow, and are covered with long, spreading hairs that give the plant a dull, grayish cast. Flowers are very small, pink, and have 4 petals that have a deep cleft at the top.

Characteristicts Important to Control:

Plants grow in wet areas. Hand removal is easy and effective.

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