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purple loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria
purple loosestrife Loosestrife Family
Lythrum salicaria Lythraceae
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common name
  purple loosestrife
accepted scientific name
  Lythrum salicaria L.
rules for finding collection records
  Lythrum salicaria (6483)
family name
  Lythraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Rice
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (100%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Riparian
Wetland
Disturbed
Meadow
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native Not Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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