Calflora
Taxon  Report   5259    
Lythrum hyssopifolium  L.  
(no longer an active name)
Hyssop loosestrife
Lythrum hyssopifolium
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lythrum hyssopifolium, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Lythrum hyssopifolium
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Family: LYTHRACEAE  
Genus: Lythrum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lythrum adsurgens
PLANTS: Lythrum hyssopifolia
NOTE: Lythrum hyssopifolium is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lythrum hyssopifolium
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYHY3)

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: Dec 15, 2018).