Calflora
Taxon  Report   5258    
Lythrum californicum  Torr. & A. Gray
California loosestrife,  Common loosestrife
Lythrum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: LYTHRACEAE  
Genus: Lythrum
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lythrum alatum var. linearifolium
JEF: Lythrum sanfordii
More information about  Lythrum californicum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCA4)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).