Wild Flowers of Sleepy Hollow LakePurple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
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Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) - 05

Loosestrife, Purple (Lythrum salicaria) - 05
(Loosestrife, Purple (Lythrum salicaria) - 05) An immigrant from Europe, the purple loosestrife has crowded out other species of plants.  It adapts itself well to fields and to wetlands, where the purple loosestrife has crowded out food for waterfowl, making the wetlands less productive.  But even with its problems, it adds beauty to this and other fields.
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