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Purple_loosestrife

Observed: 4th September 2011 By: ap3535
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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purple_loosestrife
Description:

Family Lythraceae. Tall (up to 90cm)perennial, with tough woody stems and dark green, unstalked, opposed lanceolate leaves. Flowers purple, much deeper than appear in photo, approx 1-1.5cm, with 5 long narrow petals, in tightly-clustered spikes. This specimen is at the end of the flowering period in this locality.

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Species with which Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) interacts