Lythrum salicaria L. (ITIS)
Purple loosestrife, spiked loosestrife
Eurasia (Munger 2002)
Exact date unknown; was established by the 1830s (Munger 2002)
Through ships' ballast and as an ornamental (Munger 2002)
Crowds out native species (Munger 2002)
Find more images
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Lythrum salicaria. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].