Purple Loosestrife

Lythrum salicaria

Perennial; stiff 4 sided stems are simple or branched. Leaves are opposite or whorled and have smooth edges. Small magenta flowers with 5-7 petals on tall showy spikes.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesDisturbed sites, perennial and seasonal wetlands, marsh and pond edges, streambanks, cananls and ditches.
Mature Height3-10’
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