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Elytraria imbricata
purple scalystem Acanthus Family
Elytraria imbricata Acanthaceae
common name
  purple scalystem
accepted scientific name
  Elytraria imbricata (Vahl) Pers.
rules for finding collection records
  Elytraria imbricata (705)
family name
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Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (14)
New Mexico Flora (2)
Gila Wilderness (2)
Weeds of Mexico (2)
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Native Plant Status
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