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Photography => Nature => Topic started by: newfoundlander61 on July 20, 2012, 03:45:55 pm

Title: Purple Loosestrife
Post by: newfoundlander61 on July 20, 2012, 03:45:55 pm
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Title: Re: Purple Loosestrife
Post by: rcflier on July 20, 2012, 04:48:41 pm
Nasty invasive species.  Should finds like these be reported to MNR?  They might "sick the beetles" on it?

Purple Loosestrife​- Galerucell​a beetle - they eat the leaves of this invasve species of plant.

These beetles were photographed on several plants at High Park on 2012-08-20.


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