Calflora
Taxon  Report   5260    
Lythrum portula  (L.) D. A. Webb
Broad leaved loosestrife,  Spatulaleaf loosestrife
Lythrum portula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

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

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Peplis portula
More information about  Lythrum portula
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYPO4)


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: Oct 20, 2019).