Oct. 14, 2018

Loosestrife confusion

Here's a wider look at whorled loosestrife, giving a better look at the leaf arrangement.  If you see this and prairie loosestrife together, the differences are very clear.  But the names are still confusion.  Take it from Bob Smith, names can confuse.  But I bet neither of the loosestrifes ever got accused of getting someone else's girlfriend pregnant.