Onagraceae Gallery - the Willowherb family

The Willowherb family Onograceae comprises more than 800 species and includes species that brighten wasteland, riverbanks and roadside hedgerows in Britain and northern Europe but are considered real pests by many gardeners.

These thumbnail pictures have links to larger photographs and information about each of the species, their habitat needs and an identification guide.

We have used the scientific names to identify species in this table, but if you prefer to use common names we have also listed all species covered on the First Nature website in alphabetical order of Common Names...

There is also the option to see all species listed in order of Scientific Names or Botanical Families or Dominant Colour.

Introduction to wild flower families...

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