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|Family: Lythraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Ammannia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Ammannia coccinea Rottb.
Stem: 1--10 dm. Leaf: 2--8 cm, 2--15 mm wide. Inflorescence: (1)3--5(14)-flowered. Flower: hypanthium urn-shaped; petals 2--4(5) mm; stamens 4(7), anthers deep yellow. Chromosomes: n=33.
Ecology: Wet places, drying ponds, lake, creek margins; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRF, SNF, GV, CCo, SnFrB, SCoRO, SW, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States, South America; also southern Europe, eastern Africa as weed in rice fields. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Ammannia coccinea subsp. purpurea (Lam.) Koehne
eFlora Treatment Author: Shirley A. Graham
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ammannia
Next taxon: Ammannia robusta
Citation for this treatment: Shirley A. Graham 2017. Ammannia coccinea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13031, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.