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Lythrum is a genus containing around 39 annual or perennial plants from the Lythraceae family. These plants have a wide distribution throughout the temperate world. Commonly known as Loosestrife, these plants often have square stems, slender leaves and airy spikes of star-like flowers in shades of purple, pink and white. In cultivation they do best in a moist habitat, forming attractive clumps of lance-shaped leaves. Plant near water, with other plants that enjoy moist soil.
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