Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife)
Family:
Lythraceae (Loosestrife)
Noxious Weed!
         
Purple loosestrife is a weed of high concern. It invades wetland environments.  If you see purple loosestrife, report it to your County Weed Supervisor.


Vegetation zone:  Plains
Time of bloom:  August - September
Origin:  Introduced   Noxious Weed
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers