Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1241412
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateKY
CountyPowell
Localityin swales along Mountain Parkway between Clay City and Stanton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100204
Map
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Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsDiscovered in 2012. Scattered plants/patches; size and location varies year to year
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
VerifierDavid Taylor, USFS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/3/2022].

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