Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
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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: Montour Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!