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Lythrum alatum var. alatum

Lythrum alatum Pursh var. alatum

Wing-angle Loosestrife, Winged Loosestrife, Winged Lythrum

Lythraceae (Loosestrife family)

Synonym(s): Lythrum dacotanum


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , AR , CO , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Marshes, edges of ponds and streams, wet meadows, fields, roadsides.

Web Reference

Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lythrum alatum var. alatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lythrum alatum var. alatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lythrum alatum var. alatum


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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