Common name: Purple Loosestrife, spiked loosestrife
Austria, Belgium, England, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, Germany,
Ireland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden,
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, N-, W-, C- & E-European Russia, Belarus,
Ukraine, Portugal, Spain, France, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Italy, Slovenia,
Croatia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia,
Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, East Aegaean Isl., Crimea, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco,
Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Gruziya, Siberia (W-Siberia, C-Siberia),
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Far East, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu,
Shikoku, Kyushu), China (widespread), North Korea, South Korea, Australia (New
South Wales, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania), South Africa
(introduced), Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia, N-Anatolia, NE-Anatolia,
NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, S-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia),Iraq (NW-Iraq), Turkey
(SSW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia, WN-Anatolia), European Turkey, Iran (EC-Iran, E-Iran,
N-Iran, Iranian Aserbaijan, W-Iran), Iraq (NE-Iraq), Israel (coastal W-Israel,
Rift Valley, N-Israel), Lebanon (Antilebanon, C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon),
Syria (coastal W-Syria, C-Syrian Desert), Afghanistan (Badakshan, Kabul,
Takhar), Pakistan (Kurram, Hazara), Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), USA
(introduced) (Alabama (introduced), Arkansas (introduced), California
(introduced), Colorado (introduced), Connecticut (introduced), District of
Columbia (introduced), Delaware (introduced), Iowa (introduced), Idaho
(introduced), Illinois (introduced), Indiana (introduced), Kansas (introduced),
Kentucky (introduced), Massachusetts (introduced), Maryland (introduced), Maine
(introduced), Michigan (introduced), Minnesota (introduced), Missouri
(introduced), Mississippi (introduced), Montana (introduced), North Carolina
(introduced), North Dakota (introduced), Nebraska (introduced), New Hampshire
(introduced), New Jersey (introduced), New Mexico (introduced), Nevada
(introduced), New York (introduced), Ohio (introduced), Oklahoma (introduced),
Oregon (introduced), Pennsylvania (introduced), Rhode Island (introduced), South
Dakota (introduced), Tennessee (introduced), Texas (introduced), Utah
(introduced), Virginia (introduced), Vermont (introduced), Washington State
(introduced), Wisconsin (introduced), West Virginia (introduced), Wyoming
(introduced)), Canada (introduced) (Alberta (introduced), British Columbia
(introduced), Manitoba (introduced), New Brunswick (introduced), Newfoundland
(introduced), Nova Scotia (introduced), Ontario (introduced), Prince Edward Isl.
(introduced), Quebec (introduced), Saskatchewan (introduced)), St. Pierre et
Miquelon (introduced), Chile (introduced) 
as per Catalogue of Life;
 

 

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Wild Aquatic Plant for ID : Srinagar : 171011 : AK-2:  Taken at Dal Lake, Srinagar on the 10th of Sept,11.
Found growing in the water near the houseboats with stalks having tiny pink flowers.


Perhaps Lythrum salicaria 

Lythrum salicaria 


 

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Fwd: Lythrum salicaria : 1 post by 1 author. 5 Attachments.

I have these pics. This plant was almost 1.5m tall.
Location: Dal Lake Srinagar.
This should be Lythrum salicaria (Family: Lythraceae).

 

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Wild Plant for ID : Niagara Falls,New York : 27NOV17 : AK-38 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Seen near the falls on 28th June.

Looks close to Purple Loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria.

May be. Pl. check with images at Lythrum salicaria

 

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Plant with purple flowers Bhimtal Attachments (1).  4 posts by 3 authors.

ID please.
Balsam? (nursery, Bhimtal)


May be any Malvaceae member??


Appears closer to images at Lythrum salicaria L. 


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