Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1683010
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateMN
CountyDakota
LocalityPublically owned pond located East of Highway 52, North of Southview Blvd, West of 20th Avenue S. in South Saint Paul.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameLock and Dam No 2-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701020609
HUC12 NameSchmidt Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070102060901
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
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
CommentsIdentified by wetland health evaluation program volunteer. Purple loosestrife estimated to be 5-24% of total plant cover. Volunteer also noticed presence of mystery snails and crayfish, but was unable to definitively identify those.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineUnknown


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/16/2022].

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