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Connecticut Plants
Tooth-cup (Lowland Rotala)
Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne

Toothcup is threatened in Connecticut.

  • Family: loosestrife (Lythraceae)
  • Habitat: mud or wet soil
  • Height: 4-16 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pink or white
  • Flowering time: June to October
  • Origin: native
Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne

Toothcup flowers have four tiny pink petals.

Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne
Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne
Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne