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Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum (Winged lythrum)
Lynn, Janice

Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum

Lythrum alatum Pursh var. lanceolatum (Elliott) Torr. & A. Gray ex Rothr.

Winged Lythrum, Lance-leaf Loosestrife

Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

Synonym(s): Lythrum lanceolatum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Lanceleaf Loosestrife is a member of the loosestrife family (family Lythraceae), which includes herbs, shrubs, and trees with flowers borne in racemes or branched clusters.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: magenta


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0902 Collected Jun 24, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-10-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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