Pest Photo

Rob Routledge, Sault College,

Hairy willowweed

Epilobium hirsutum

Hairy willowweed (Epilobium hirsutum) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Eurasia and was first detected in northeastern United States.

This state-listed noxious weed is found in damp and waste places where aggressive and dense growth can crowd out native or beneficial species.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.