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Colombian waxweed
Cuphea carthagenensis
Cuphea carthagenensis
Colombian waxweed Loosestrife Family
Cuphea carthagenensis Lythraceae
common name
  Colombian waxweed
accepted scientific name
  Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr.
rules for finding collection records
  Cuphea carthagenensis (126)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.3 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to South America. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
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