Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lechea tenuifolia Michx. image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Cistaceae
Lechea tenuifolia Michx.
narrow-leaved pinweed, slender-leaved pinweed
Lechea: for John Leche, Swedish botanist
tenuifolia: with finely-divided, slender leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb
Flower: red, 3-parted, stalks very hairy; inflorescence a branched, spike-like cluster (panicle) 1/2 or more of plant height
Leaf:very narrow, at least 10 times longer than wide
Habitat: dry; upland woods, barrens
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Synonyms 
Lechea tenuifolia Michx. var. occidentalis Hodgdon

         
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