WINGED LOOSESTRIFE (Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: WINGED LOOSESTRIFE (Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum)

Likes it moist/wet. Loved by bees and other pollinators; hummingbirds. A larval host for Psyche casta (bagworm moth)

Purchase seeds: http://www.floridawildflowers.com/products/Lythrum-alatum-var.-lanceolatum%252dWinged-Loosestrife.html

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/lythrum-alatum-var-lanceolatum

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Lythrum+alatum

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