spiked loosestrife

Definitions of spiked loosestrife

n marsh herb with a long spike of purple flowers; originally of Europe but now rampant in eastern United States

Lythrum salicaria, purple loosestrife
Type of:
any of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum

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