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  1. purple loosestrife, spiked loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria(noun)

    marsh herb with a long spike of purple flowers; originally of Europe but now rampant in eastern United States

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  1. Lythrum salicaria

    Lythrum salicaria is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lythraceae, native to Europe, Asia, northwest Africa, and southeastern Australia. It should not be confused with other plants sharing the name loosestrife that are members of the family Primulaceae. Other names include spiked loosestrife, or purple lythrum.


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