Synonym: Epilobium minutum var. minutum
Small-flowered willowherb as seen amongst talus along Canyon Creek in the Klickitat State Wildlife Area of south-central Washington.......................April 23, 2009.
Small-flowered willowherb is a small, freely branched annual wildflower. Its leaves are primarily opposite. The leaves are oblong-lanceolate in shape and short petioled, with a length from 10 to 25 mm. The flowers are found in the axils of the terminal, alternate leaves. The four petals are white to pink, 2 to 4 mm long. Individual petals are bilobed at the tip.
Small-flowered willowherb is found in gravelly or dry soils, from sea level to well up in the mountains.
Small-flowered willowherb is found from British Columbia south to California, and eastward to Montana.