Please ID plant

Asked September 5, 2019, 10:51 AM EDT

This is in my marshy area in my back yard, which abuts a conservation area. Trying to eliminate or minimize invasive.

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

THis looks like purple loosestrife to me, which is a highly invasive noxious weed , and is on the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's Control list. https://www.mda.state.mn.us/plants-insects/minnesota-noxious-weed-list