Taxon  Report   5258 
Lythrum californicum  Torrey & A. Gray
California loosestrife,  Common loosestrife

Lythrum californicum
© 2007 Ron Wolf
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 James M. Andre
Genus: Lythrum
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
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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