Lythrum alatum var lanceolatum

Winged loosestrife

Native to Florida

Species Overview

Winged loosestrifeis in most of the U.S., spanning over 25 states, and is frequently found from the peninsula west to the cental panhandle of Florida. It is frequently found growing in flatwoods, marshes, swamps and lake margins from the peninsula west to the central panhandle of Florida (Wunderlin 2003).

Winged loosestrife blooms from July to September.

Species Characteristics