|Lythrum salicaria is a
perennial, 0.5-1.5m in height, inhabiting marshes, resembling
Lythrum anceps in appearance. The difference is that, with L.
salicaria, there are short hairs on the stems, leaves, sepals, etc.,
and that the satellites, which are in between sepals, are erecting,
while in Lythrum anceps, it has no hairs, and the satellites are
opening flat. Bloom time: July-August