- The mature plant stands about 6-7' high and 4' wide.
- Purple loosestrife has been declared a noxious weed in 32 states.
- The pollen and nectar that purple loosestrife possess makes delicious honey.
- European garden books mention the purple loosestrife all the way back to the Middle Ages.
- It is illegal to possess, plant, transport, or sell purple loosestrife in Minnesota