Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1693798
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateIL
CountyMcHenry
LocalityMargin of Richmond Hunting Club property, southeast quadrant of crossing of Illinois [Route] 173 over tributary of North Branch Nippersink Creek, 1.4 kilometers east-northeast of Richmond. Coordinate Datum: WGS84/NAD83. Richmond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Nippersink Creek
HUC10 Number0712000608
HUC12 NameNorth Branch Nippersink Creek
HUC12 Number071200060802
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27378
Author:Cranberg, C., and R. Keller
Date:2020
Title:Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
Publisher:School of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28887
Author:Minnaert-Grote, J. (manager).
Date:2015
Title:Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium (ILLS)
Publisher:Prairie Research Institute, Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeSpecimen
VerifierGreat Lakes Invasives Network
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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