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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 17 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    West

  • City

    Long Beach

  • State

    California

  • Posted by

    finula kenny

Notes:

This photo was taken in August last year by a lagoon near my home in Long Beach, California. The plans is evergreen, spreading, about 6 to 8″ tall. It appears to be growing wild. Can anyone help me to identify this? I thought it was a lithodora, but the flowers seem too big for that. Many thanks.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome finula kenny! Appreciate the feedback of its confirmed ID. Best wishes to you & your neighbors! Laura

    March 11th, 2018 at 11:07am

  • finula kenny Registered says:

    Many thanks, Laura, I think that is it! My neighbors will all be delighted, this beautiful bloom has puzzled us all! Many thanks!

    March 10th, 2018 at 1:01pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe a species in the Barleria genus. This looks like the Phillipine violet (B. cristata). Check it out and see if you have a match. Best wishes! https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/139513/

    March 10th, 2018 at 11:54am

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