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Lythrum junceum  Banks & Sol.
Creeping loosestrife
Lythrum junceum is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Lythrum
Family: Lythraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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LYTHRUM JUNCEUM AS A NEW (BUT OLD) INTRODUCED SPECIES...: Barbara Ertter, David Gowen

[Wikipedia] Native to Mediterranean Basin, West Asia, Macaronesia; Description, Habitat: Lythrum junceum is a species of perennial herb in the family Lythraceae native to the Mediterranean Basin, West Asia and Macaronesia.[2] They have a self-supporting growth form and simple, broad leaves. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 0.2 m.[3][4] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/13/2024).