Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1537121
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateMN
CountyLake
LocalityOn the west side of State Hwy 1 between Tomahawk Road and New Tomahawk Road. Nearest could be either Ely or Babbitt MN.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRainy Headwaters
HUC8 Number09030001
HUC10 NameStony River
HUC10 Number0903000106
HUC12 NameDenley Creek
HUC12 Number090300010606
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait | stocked for biocontrol
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
CommentsJust one plant found and pulled but I'm not sure I got all the roots.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number7656290
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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