Taxon  Report   5258 
Lythrum californicum  Torrey & A. Gray
California loosestrife, common loosestrife
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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
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.]
Family: LYTHRACEAE  
Genus: Lythrum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Lythrum californicum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCA4)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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