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Lythrum californicum

Lythrum californicum Torr. & A. Gray

California Loosestrife

Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

USDA Symbol: LYCA4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Lythrum californicum

California Loostrife


Location: Hwy 16 about 2.5 miles west of Helotes, on the center median.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, stoney, but still generous amounts of good soil, rain runs off road for extra water.

Description: Upright, much branched to about 70 cm tall. Leaves narrow-linear, sessile. Flowers-purple, over 1 cm wide with obovate petals. Stamens exserted slightly.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Jun 10, 1996
Specimen number: 197

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1078
Accession Date: Jul 23, 1996
Accession Number: 91

Annotations: SCFRB (Flower/Fruit)

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