Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID213544
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateRI
CountyNewport
LocalityLittle Compton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameSakonnet Point-Frontal Rhode Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000205
HUC12 NameSakonnet Point-Frontal Rhode Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900020503
Map
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Collection Year1905
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10051
Author:Stuckey, R.L.
Date:1980
Title:Distributional history of Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) in North America.
Journal:Bartonia
Volume:47
Pages:3-20
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10054
Author:Bailey, W.W.
Date:1905
Title:Various loosestrifes.
Journal:American Botanist
Volume:8
Pages:67-69
Record TypeLiterature
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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