Calflora
Taxon  Report   7190    
Rotala ramosior  (L.) Koehne
Lowland rotala
Rotala ramosior
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rotala ramosior
© 2007 Virginia Moran
Rotala ramosior
© 2014 Barry Breckling
Rotala ramosior, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Rotala ramosior
© 2007 Virginia Moran
Family: LYTHRACEAE  
Genus: Rotala
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Rotala catholica
PLANTS: Rotala dentifera
PLANTS: Rotala ramosior var. interior
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More information about  Rotala ramosior
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (RORA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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