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bat faced cuphea
Cuphea llavea
bat faced cuphea Loosestrife Family
Cuphea llavea Lythraceae
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common names
  bat faced cuphea
  butterfy nectar plant
accepted scientific name
  Cuphea llavea Lex.
rules for finding collection records
  Cuphea llavea (188)
family name
  Lythraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Irregularly shaped flowers, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Starr Environmental (3)
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