Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Loosestrife Family)

The Lythraceae are damp habitat plants with two series of stamens, tall and short. There are two times the number of stamens as petals.

Lythrum californicum (California Loosestrife)
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife)

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