Lythrum hyssopifolia L. Lesser Loosestrife
Sp.Pl. 1:447 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 9 April 1998

Decumbent or ascending annual, herb, 0.05-0.2(-0.5) m high, flowers solitary, hypanthium without pigmented spots at base, petals 2-4 mm long. Fl. pink-purple, Sep to Dec or Jan. Peaty sand, sandy clay. Moist disturbed habitats.