|Common Name:||Purple loosestrife|
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|Habitat/Range:||• aquatic invasive plant. • one common site documented near the Canfor sawmill in Houston; a 2008 inventory did not find the species|
• perennial herb from rhizome that grows 0.5 to 2.0m tall
• stems erect, simple to branched above
• basal leaves lacking; stem leaves opposite or sometimes alternate above, lance shaped, pointed at the tips, short hairy to soft hairy
• flowers are purple, 5 to 6 petals, bracted spikes
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