Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1473406
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateWA
CountyKing
Localitypond at Village Green Retirement
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePuget Sound
HUC8 Number17110019
HUC10 NameLunds Gulch-Frontal Puget Sound
HUC10 Number1711001902
HUC12 NameHylebos Creek-Frontal Commencement Bay
HUC12 Number171100190205
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsKing County treated this area in 2017. Bloom is just beginning, but plant is widespread in this area.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7807897
VerifierShasha Shaw
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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