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Ammannia coccinea (Valley redstem)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Ammannia coccinea

Valley redstem, Scarlet tooth-cup

Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

USDA Symbol: AMCO

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Fruit Type: Capsule
Leaf: Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , OH , OK , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WV

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Ammannia coccinea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ammannia coccinea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ammannia coccinea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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