California Fuschia Photos, Epilobium cana


Photo of Epilobium cana, California fuschia

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California fuschia, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California.  A member of the primrose family.  Local tribes occasionally ate seeds of this species, while leaves and roots were sometimes boiled and eaten.  Settlers gathered seeds and used them as a natural remedy for a variety of illnesses, effectively, since this species contains gamma-linoleic acid, Epilobium cana California fuschia, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California. A member of the primrose family. Local tribes occasionally ate seeds of this species, while leaves and roots were sometimes boiled and eaten. Settlers gathered seeds and used them as a natural remedy for a variety of illnesses, effectively, since this species contains gamma-linoleic acid. California fuschia, Epilobium cana Photo.
Image ID: 11334  
Species: California fuschia, Epilobium cana
Location: Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California, USA
 

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Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  Ecological Reserves  >  Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Carlsbad
Plant  >  Wildflower  >  Coastal Wildflower

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Epilobium cana

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Updated: December 18, 2017

Species permalink: Epilobium cana
Common name permalink: California fuschia