Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)

Impact ID3477
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionPresence of Lythrum salicaria did not have a have a strong impact on the reproduction or abundance of the rare native Henderson’s checker-mallow (Sidalcea hendersonii), and removal of Lythrum salicaria improved the growth of Sidalcea hendersonii only in the first year.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2022].

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