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Marcus, Joseph A.
Ammannia coccinea Rottb.
Valley redstem, Scarlet tooth-cup
Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)
Synonym(s): Ammannia coccinea ssp. purpurea, Ammannia teres
USDA Symbol: AMCO
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: TWC Staff