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Old 08-17-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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Default Pink flower, 4 deeply notched (or 8?) petals, opposite leaves

I really have gotten very few leads on this. Maybe something in Caryophyllaceae?
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Old 08-17-2009, 08:36 PM   #2
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Closeup of the leaves.
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OK, I figured it out. Another Epilobium. Epilobium hirsutum, non-native.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:13 PM   #4
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Wow, I'm glad you posted this one, I've been looking for a similar plant's ID for the last two days! I think mine is Epilobium coloratum - miniscule flowers and hairless stems, but the flowers are similar, with the stalk behind them where the seeds form.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:42 PM   #5
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Wow, I'm glad you posted this one, I've been looking for a similar plant's ID for the last two days! I think mine is Epilobium coloratum - miniscule flowers and hairless stems, but the flowers are similar, with the stalk behind them where the seeds form.
Oh yeah, that's gotta be another willow-herb/Epilobium, probably one of the natives (they're all pretty common & weedy, though). It could be Epilobium ciliatum also. I had something very like yours in my garden, but I didn't get quite as good a picture of it:

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