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Lechea maritima

Lechea maritima Leggett ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

Beach Pinweed

Cistaceae (Rock-Rose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LEMA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate , Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear , Oblong
Leaf Pubescence: Puberulent
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Axillary , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CT , DE , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , RI , VA
Canada: NB , PE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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