Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)

Specimen ID1537239
Common Namepurple loosestrife
CountySt. Louis
LocalityIn the ditch on the east side of the road approximately 520 feet north of the intersection of County Highway 115 and County Road 78.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Fork
HUC8 Number09030005
HUC10 NameUpper Little Fork River
HUC10 Number0903000501
HUC12 NameCity of Cook-Little Fork River
HUC12 Number090300050102
Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | planted ornamental
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsOne small clump of about 20 flower growing in the ditch along County Road 78.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4258355


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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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