- Habitat: Swamps, marshes, wet areas
- Native/Non-native: Native to Europe and Asia. Introduced many temperate parts of the world, including parts of southern Africa, North America, and South America.
- Purple Loosestrife is like the poster child of Invasive Species.
- It is considered a serious invader of wetlands, roadsides and disturbed areas.
Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
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