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Purple Loosestrife: Invasion & Summary

The scene is breathtakingly beautiful; a thick brush of purple flowers blankets Canada’s wetlands.  This blanket silences the expected sounds of the wetland environment, birds chirping, ducks splashing, insects buzzing and animals thriving.  This unnatural silence is disturbing, the favourite flowers that used to litter this landscape are no longer visible, the water that used…