Land Plants - invasive

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) on Jul 15, 2009

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: Population assessed

Description of specimen

One stand of loosestrife 4-5' tall and appeoximately 3' in diameter. Plant in bloom with magenta-colored flower spikes. Leaves are lance-shaped stalkless. Stems a square. Growing right at the edge of bank, very near the water.