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spatula-leaf loosestrife
Lythrum portula
spatula-leaf loosestrife Loosestrife Family
Lythrum portula Lythraceae
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English common name
  •spatula-leaf loosestrife
Spanish common names
  •romerillo rojo
accepted scientific name
  •Lythrum portula (L.) D.A. Webb
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  •Lythrum portula (2)
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Image Author: ©2011 Paul Slichter
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.08 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of November thru 3rd week of April

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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