Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1468699
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateCA
CountySacramento
LocalityLocated on vegetated sand bar upstream of fishing access between Rio Vista and Isleton on Hwy 160. At location where Sacramento River and the Sacramento deep water ship channel separate.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020163
HUC10 NameSherman Lake-Sacramento River
HUC10 Number1802016307
HUC12 NameBeaver Lake-Sacramento River
HUC12 Number180201630702
Map

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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25610
Author:West, R., J. Malpas, C. Powell, M. Tollett, D. Anderson, and E. Dorrington.
Date:2019
Title:Calflora
CommentsHave seen this patch from road edge during flower for two years. Have attempted to contact multiple agencies to control but have had no success.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Numberpo92508
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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