Aquatic Plants - invasive

Purple Loosestrife on Aug 12, 2018

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EDRR Status: Local expert notified

Description of specimen

While kayaking yesterday I spotted approximately 5 or so plants of what I believed to be purple loosestrife and took a specimen and identified it against on-line photos. This is the first time that I've ever observed these plants on the Yaquina River system.