Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lythrum hyssopifolium L. image
Photographer: Kristi A. Sherfinski           

Kristi A. Sherfinski

Kristi A. Sherfinski

from USDA Plants website
Family Lythraceae
Lythrum hyssopifolium L.
annual loosestrife, hyssop loosestrife
hyssopifolium: from Greek Hyssopus for a medicinal herb and folium for "leaved"; "so "hyssop- eaved"
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, annual, 6"-24" tall forb, stems 4-angled
Flower: pale purple, 4-6-parted, tiny, either solitary or in pairs from the leaf axils; blooms June-Sept.
Leaf:mostly alternate, pale green
Habitat: wet; marshes, shores
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lythrum adsurgens Greene
Lythrum hyssopifolia L. [orthographic variant]

         
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