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Marcus, Joseph A.
Heimia salicifolia (Kunth) Link
Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)
Synonym(s): Nesaea salicifolia
USDA Symbol: HESA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Size Notes:
4-8 feet tall. Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Moist Conditions Comments:
with attractive clusters of golden yellow flowers, green foliage, and decorative bright red stems. Best grown in sheltered sunny borders. Hardy down to -10C if given a dry mulch in winter. Native
range in U.S. is limited to moister areas in far south Texas brushlands.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACW |
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: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff