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Lythrum maritimum
Lythrum maritimum
pukamole Loosestrife Family
Lythrum maritimum Lythraceae
common names
accepted scientific name
  Lythrum maritimum Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  Lythrum maritimum (120)
family name
  • Lythraceae
Image Author: ©2003 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Nativity status uncertain. Treated as indigenous by earlier botanists, and naturalized by more recent accounts.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Lythrum maritimum   Kunth   (TSN: 27080, Index: 410)

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