Specimen Information

Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria
(purple loosestrife)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID266858
GroupPlants
GenusLythrum
Speciessalicaria
Common Namepurple loosestrife
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityChippewa Creek, Nipissing District, near North Bay. Wicksteed Twp.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19331
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.
Date:2009
Title:OFAH Database All Species - 2009 Download.
Commentsless than 0.25 acres, in cattail marsh. Manually removed - dug, bagged and disposed of - largest plant collected was 230 cm and weighed 30 kg with roots
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20


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