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Lechea maritima

Lechea maritima Leggett ex Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

beach pinweed

Lechea maritima (Beach Pinweed)
Image ID: 19686
Image by: Dakar, Jacob
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: LEMA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lechea maritima
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-06-19

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: LECHE
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Lechea
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Pinweed
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.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: CISTAC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Cistaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Rockrose Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 8 genera and 180 species, shrubs and herbs, of warm temperate and subtropical areas, centered in Mediterranean Europe.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Strother in FNA (2015); Arrington & Kubitzki in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb, Subshrub

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GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
612 SOS 2015-11-12 Dakar View
618 SOS 2015-11-04 Maynard View
811 SOS 2016-10-25 Healy View
819 SOS 2016-10-26 Walker View


USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: LEMA
USDA Common Name: Beach Pinweed
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VA), CAN (NB, PE)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub, Forb/herb

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Cistaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Rockrose Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 8 genera and 180 species, shrubs and herbs, of warm temperate and subtropical areas, centered in Mediterranean Europe.
REFERENCE: Strother in FNA (2015); Arrington & Kubitzki in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Lechea L. (Pinweed)
SUMMARY: [contributed by Bruce A. Sorrie]
REFERENCE: 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.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Lechea maritima in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Lechea maritima in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Lechea maritima in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Lechea maritima in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Lechea maritima in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lechea maritima

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 19686
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 0

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