Calflora
Taxon  Report   13209    
Lysimachia minima  (L.) U. Manns & Anderb.
Chaffweed
Lysimachia minima
© 2017 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lysimachia minima
© 2017 Keir Morse
Lysimachia minima
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Lysimachia minima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lysimachia minima
© 2018 Hayley Ross
Family: MYRSINACEAE  
Genus: Lysimachia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Anagallis minima

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Anagallis minima
ICPN: Centunculus minimus
More information about  Lysimachia minima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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 13, 2018).

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