Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lechea stricta Legg. ex Britton image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Kenneth J. Sytsma
Family Cistaceae
Lechea stricta Legg. ex Britton
bushy pinweed, prairie pinweed
Lechea: for John Leche, Swedish botanist
stricta: erect, tight, rigid
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb, pale grayish with very fine hairs; stems usually spreading then abruptly erect
Flower: red, 3-parted, stalks very hairy; inflorescence a 6" tall, branched, spike-like cluster (panicle) 1/3 to 1/2 the height of the plant
Fruit:3-parted capsule with 3-4 seeds
Leaf:stem leaves lance-like, the lower side more or less finely hairy
Habitat: woods, prairies, shores; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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