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Purple Loosestrife


A familiar flower of rivers, ponds and lake sides. 


 

Common Name Purple Loosestrife
Scientific Name Lythrum salicaria
Species Group Primrose Family Primulaceae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Loosestrife family - Lythraceae
Status Local
Flower Colour Group Purple
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Prominent spikes of purple flowers on a tall strong plant
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Primrose Family Primulaceae