Lechea maritima

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Lechea maritima


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Cistaceae
Genus: Lechea
Species: Lechea maritima
Varieties: L. m. var. subcylindrica – L. m. var. virginica


Lechea maritima Legg. ex Britton, Catal. Fl. New Jersey 13. 1881.


  • Lechea minor var. maritima (Legg.) A. Gray
  • Lechea thymifolia Pursh


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • USA (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Beach pinweed
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