IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Lythrum thymifolia is a steno-Mediterranean species that is present in Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands, France and Corsica, Italy and Sardinia, former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and it has a doubtful presence in Greece. In the Mediterranean region it is occurring in numerous locations.It is described from Italy and France. This taxon is found at only three locations in Turkey: İzmir: Balçova, Agamemnon; Antalya: Ak Dağ, 2,400 m (Davis 1965-1985); and Konya: Beyşehir Lake, 150 m (Seçmen and Leblebici 1997). In Palestine, it is rare and found at only two locations: Philistean Plain and Judean Mounts (Zohary 1987).


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