Weeds of Wednesday: Lovely Lythrum – Not Loosestrife

Winged loosestrife (Lythrum alatum var. lanceolata) seems more prevalent this year, perhaps due to Hurricane Irma spreading it about. ┬áSandee Dawdy (Class of 2016) contacted me at the beginning of the summer to identify a "new" blueish-flowered plant that appeared…

Wonderful winged loosestrife

Winged loosestrife (Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum) was one of the first plants to bloom in the wildflower garden planted at the (Pelican Island) Audubon House as part of the wildflower workshop on 3-14-15 presented by the Eugenia Chapter of the…