Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1540847
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityIn ditch along the north side of State Highway 21 approximately 0.24 miles west of Benville,Service Inc., 3169 Hwy 21, Babbitt, MN. 55706
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
HUC10 NameEmbarrass River
HUC10 Number0401020103
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Embarrass River
HUC12 Number040102010301
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
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
CommentsPlants are right at the "End of 40 Mile Speed Limit" sign.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4760771
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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