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Swamp Loosestrife [Decodon verticillatus]

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Common Name: Swamp Loosestrife
Scientic Name: Decodon verticillatus
Colors: Red
Months Appearing: July, August

Also called Waterwillow. Stem arching and woody. 

Flowers are in axils 1/2 inchwide.

Leaves are in whorls of 3-4, lance shaped.

Swamps, ponds and riverside. Haymarsh Lake State Game Area, Mecosta County, Mi, 8/24, 6342, 6343