Plant Genera


Lechea

Family Code: CISTAC
Genus Code: LECHE
Genus CN: pinweed
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: [contributed by Bruce A. Sorrie]
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Lechea is recognizable by its production of numerous basal shoots (usually prostrate) in the late summer and fall. These are evergreen and overwinter, and the fertile stems (usually erect or ascending) are produced from renewed growth of the basal shoots in the spring and summer.
Genus References: Lemke in FNA (2015); Hodgdon (1938)=Z; Wilbur & Daoud (1961)=Y; Spaulding (2013)=X; Sorrie & Weakley (2007b, c); Lemke (2014)=Q; Arrington & Kubitzki in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003). Key based on X, Y, Z.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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