Demonstration Wetlands Garden Project

Water Mill Museum, Old Mill Road, Water Mill, New York

non-native purple loosestrife
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University,

The plants are easily identified by its magenta flowers which bloom from July to September.

Purple Loosestrife crowds out native wetland plants such as cattails, grasses and sedges.

More Information can be found at:

Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program Fact Sheet

Look-alike Plants

USDA Plants Profile




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