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Cuphea carthagenensis
Colombian waxweed Loosestrife Family
Cuphea carthagenensis Lythraceae
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English common name
  •Colombian waxweed
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cuphea carthagenensis (212)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed third week of October thru second week of May
Native to Mexico

How Likely at this Location (88%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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