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purple loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria L.

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EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Invasives List

Most Troublesome / Most Common Agricultural Weed List
This map identifies those states that consider this species either most troublesome or most common in at least one commodity. For more information, visit the MTMC project page.

Most Troublesome and Common Weeds
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   Troublesome or Common weed in one or more crops

Invasive Listing Sources

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Lythraceae
Genus: Lythrum

Other System Links

Plants: LYSA2
Bayer: LYTSA
GRIN: 23022
ITIS: 27079
NPDN Host: 31163

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
purple lythrum, rainbow weed, salicaire, spiked loosestrife


Category: Aquatic
Category: Forbs/Herbs