Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID213550
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateNY
LocalityFlushing, Long Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBronx
HUC8 Number02030102
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1864
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
Comments record is 54 years older than the previously reported first-known record of 1918 for Long Island. CollectorNumber: Allen (NYS)
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberNYS
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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