Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1537120
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateMN
CountyItasca
LocalityThis group is at the entry to the Sand Lake West Boot. It was seen in other areas along the lake by others, but this area was the one I investigated.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Fork
HUC8 Number09030006
HUC10 NameBowstring River
HUC10 Number0903000601
HUC12 NameSand Lake
HUC12 Number090300060106
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | 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
CommentsI informed the owners of Pine Grove Lodge of this infestation. They notified the Sand Lake Lake Association.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7661380
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2021].

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