swamp loosestrife

noun

Definition of swamp loosestrife

: a woody perennial marsh herb (Decodon verticillatus) of the family Lythraceae of eastern North America having opposite or whorled lanceolate leaves and magenta flowers in axillary clusters

called also swamp willow

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“Swamp loosestrife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swamp%20loosestrife. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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