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To combat the problem, beetles that dined on loosestrife were introduced.
Garden Invasives: Eurasian bush honeysuckle, Japanese knotweed, Japanese barberry, burning bush, haveart bishop’s goutweed and purple loosestrife.
Visitors to the preserve trundle along a wobbly wooden boardwalk, where they are welcomed by a breathtaking view of a serene, blue lake framed by stands of native flora: swamp loosestrife, pickerel weed, lotus flowers, swamp milkweed and buttonbush.
Purple loosestrife beetles were imported from Germany to another invasive species from overtaking the wetlands.
Native loosestrife has tiny yellow buttercup flowers and bronze leaves.
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