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Lythrum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27077

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): loosestrife [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyLythraceae  – loosestrife  
                               GenusLythrum L. – loosestrife  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Lythrum alatum Pursh – wing-angle loosestrife, winged lythrum 
                                  Species Lythrum californicum Torr. & A. Gray – California loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum curtissii Fernald – Curtiss' loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum flagellare Shuttlew. ex Chapm. – Florida loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum hyssopifolia L. – hyssop loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum lineare L. – wand lythrum 
                                  Species Lythrum maritimum Kunth – pukamole 
                                  Species Lythrum ovalifolium Engelm. ex Koehne – low loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum portula (L.) D.A. Webb – spatulaleaf loosestrife, water purslane 
                                  Species Lythrum salicaria L. – purple lythrum, rainbow weed, spiked loosestrife, purple loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum thymifolia L. – thymeleaf loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum tribracteatum Salzm. ex Spreng. – threebract loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum virgatum L. – European wand loosestrife 
                                  Species Lythrum vulneraria Aiton ex Schrank  

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  Source: Melastomataceae+Lythraceae+Combretaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Lythrum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lythrum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Lythrum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Lythrum   
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