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					Purple loosestrife




                     Bethani
              Description
• Purple loosestrife came
  from Europe.
• Purple loosetifipe came
  to Canada in the 1800’s
  from Eurasia settlers
• purple loosetifipe can
  outgrow cattails ,sedges
  ,rushes and other native
  plants.
     How it arrived in Canada
• Europeans brought it over cause they
  thought it was a pretty plant.
• people keep growing it cause of it beauty
  and by beekeepers as a nectar plant.
          Why is it a threat
• It spread easily by wind or water and it
  harms species such as butterfly and rare
  amphibians because it takes up space that
  they live in.

				
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