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Cuphea carthagenensis
Colombian waxweed Loosestrife Family
Cuphea carthagenensis Lythraceae
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common name
  Colombian waxweed
accepted scientific name
  Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr.
rules for finding collection records
  Cuphea carthagenensis (479)
family name
  Lythraceae
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 2nd week of November

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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