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Colombian waxweed
Cuphea carthagenensis
Colombian waxweed Loosestrife Family
Cuphea carthagenensis Lythraceae
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English common name
  •Colombian waxweed
Spanish common name
  •escobilla
accepted scientific name
  •Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr.
rules for finding collection records
  •Cuphea carthagenensis (242)
family name
  •Lythraceae
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
Flower size is about 0.3 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 2nd week of May
Native to Mexico

Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Wikipedia Español
Flora São Bento do Sul
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Riparian
Forest
Wetland
Grassland
grid lines base