ATTENTION! INVASIVE SPECIES ALERT!

PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE

Darn early settlers.

In the early 19th century, early settlers brought and spread this wetland plant in our home of North America.

What it looks like

JIndividual flowers have 5 to 7 pink-purple petals about 10 millimetres long, arranged on long flower spikes at the top of stems. Each plant can grow as many as 30 flowering stems that can produce up to 2.7 million seeds each year. So if you see, don't go near it.

Purple Loosestrife confrence

Wednesday, Jan. 20th, 4pm

2400 Marsdale Drive

Peterborough, ON

The Canadian and American governments are going to come and approve the use of 3 European leaf-eating battles that feed primarily on the plant. (We will maybe be killing as it is a native plant to Europe and Asia).

Biodiversity

This plant is danger to biodiversity because it forms dense stands that reduce nutrients and space for native plants and degrade habitat for wild life.
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Questions

If you have any questions please call me at 7059876524