Scarlet Ammannia Ammannia coccinea Rottboell    Synonyms: Scarlet Toothcup, Valley Redstem.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Myrtales   >   Family Lythraceae   >   Genus Ammannia   

Status:

An uncommon, native wetland plant found in freshwater marshes and on pond margins (J. Hill/MNPS).

Relationships:

During the fall and winter, the seed capsules are eaten by ducks such as Mallards, Northern Pintails, and Green-winged Teal (J. Hill/MNPS).

There are 48 records in the project database.

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Scarlet Ammannia in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Scarlet Ammannia blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/17/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Scarlet Ammannia in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/10/2021). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Scarlet Ammannia seed capsules in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/17/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Scarlet Ammannia in Talbot Co., Maryland (10/27/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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