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Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Purple loosestrife is an herbaceous perennial that chokes wetlands and shores. It has prominent lavender blooms, and was introduced as an ornamental as well as accidentally through ship's ballast. This sheet describes the management approach and prescriptions for control.

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