Taxon  Report   306    
Ammannia coccinea  Rottb.
Purple ammannia,  Red ammannia
Ammannia coccinea
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Ammannia coccinea
© 2003 Michael Charters
Ammannia coccinea
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Ammannia coccinea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Ammannia coccinea
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Ammannia
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ammannia coccinea ssp. purpurea
PLANTS: Ammannia teres
More information about  Ammannia coccinea
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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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).