Taxon  Report   306 
Ammannia coccinea  Rottb.
Purple ammannia,  Red ammannia
Ammannia coccinea
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Ammannia coccinea
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Ammannia coccinea
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Ammannia coccinea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Ammannia coccinea
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Ammannia
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Ammannia coccinea ssp. purpurea
PLANTS: Ammannia teres
XWALK: Ammannia auriculata
More information about  Ammannia coccinea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2017).

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