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Lythrum portula
spatula-leaf loosestrife

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Wetlands, disturbed moist areas.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lythrum portula (L.) D.A. Webb
Publication: Feddes Repertorium 74(1-2): 13. 1967.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Peplis portula L.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lythrum portula in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lythrum portula checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lythrum portula atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lythrum portula photos.

USDA Plants: Lythrum portula information.

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