Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID213585
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityAlong the Wabash railway.
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
Map
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Collection Year1916
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:10067
Author:Pepoon, H.S.
Date:1916
Title:Peculiar plant distributions.
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:9
Pages:128-137
CommentsUnable to find a railway with "Wabash" in Cook County.
Record TypeLiterature
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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