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Lythrum salicaria
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Species description or overview

Lythrum salicaria description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Lythrum salicaria as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Lythrum salicaria
Nomenclatural information about Lythrum salicaria is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Lythrum salicaria information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Lythrum salicaria, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Lythrum salicaria
Nomenclatural information about Lythrum salicaria is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Lythrum salicaria (Lythraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Lythrum salicaria as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Lythrum salicaria impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Lythrum salicaria as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) overview
Impacts, biology, and natural enemies of purple loosestrife are covered in this article (2002).

Lythrum salicaria management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Lythrum salicaria as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) overview
Impacts, biology, and natural enemies of purple loosestrife are covered in this article (2002).


Distribution

Lythrum salicaria worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Lythrum salicaria is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Invasive plants of California's wildlands
Bossard, Carla C., John M. Randall, and Marc C. Hoshovsky (eds.) . 2000. Invasive plants of California's wildlands. University of California Press. 360 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-520-22547-3.

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


Experts

Lythrum salicaria contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Lythrum salicaria as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Lythrum salicaria references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Lythrum salicaria as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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