Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1633852
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityMississippi River Delta; ca. 7.3 miles S of Venice; vicinity of Felice Bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River Delta-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809010002
HUC12 NameWilliams Pass-Frontal West Bay
HUC12 Number080901000205
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | hitch hiker on small watercraft | hitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33997
Author:Urbatsch, L.E.
Date:2019
Title:First Documented Report for Lythrum salicaria (Lythraceae) in Louisiana
Journal:Castanea
Volume:84
Issue:2
Pages:267-272
Commentsfreshwater community, associated with Bidens laevis (L.) Britton & Sterns & Poggenb., Salix nigra Marshall, Schoenoplectus deltarum (Schuyler) Soják, Sesbania drummondii (Rydb.) Cory, and Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalLSU
Museum Cat Number181246, 181247
VerifierMichael Reeves
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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