Taxon  Report   5262    
Lythrum tribracteatum  Salzm. ex Spreng.
Three bracted loosestrife,  Threebract loosestrife
Lythrum tribracteatum
© 2001 Tony Morosco
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Lythrum tribracteatum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Lythrum tribracteatum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Lythrum tribracteatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lythrum tribracteatum
© 2014 Vernon Smith
Genus: Lythrum
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lythrum tribracteatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2019).