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Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
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Image ID: 2016/hb3

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Family: Lythraceae (Loostrife)
Height: 2 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Hoodlebug Trail
Date:  8/19/2016
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