Purple Loosestrife

Blooming time: June-September

Height: 2-4 ft.

Stems and Leaves: Leaves are stalkless, downy, opposite or in threes.

Flowers and Fruit: Slender spikes of 6-petaled magenta blossoms.


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Page last updated March 24, 2015
Text resources: Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie- The Upper Midwest, Sylvan T. Runkel and Dean M. Roosa;
A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Northeastern and North-central North America, Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny
Photo by Barb McGee - bjmcreations.com