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Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L.)
Date: February 7, 2012
Purple loosestrife is a wetland perennial. It grows up to 6 feet tall. Leaves feel downy, with smooth edges and grow opposite each other up the stem. Flowers are purple with 5 to 6 rounded petals, and grow thickly on the tips of the stems.