Taxon  Report   5258 
Lythrum californicum  Torrey & A. Gray
California loosestrife,  Common loosestrife
Lythrum californicum
© 2007 Ron Wolf
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Lythrum californicum
© 2012 Robert Sivinski
Lythrum californicum
© 2010 James M. Andre
Lythrum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lythrum californicum
© 2010 Steve Matson
Family: LYTHRACEAE  
Genus: Lythrum
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Lythrum californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCA4)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 09, 2016).

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