Purple loosestrife/Lythrum salicaria
- Rapidly invades damp ground and shallow water.
- Overtops native species with dense bushy growth.
- Is an upright, perennial that can grow to 3m high.
- Has long purple/pink flower-spikes appear at the end of the stems, Dec-Feb.
- Leaves are in pairs, opposite each other.
- The stems are usually square in cross-section.
- Leaves and stems die back in winter to re-emerge in spring.
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Had to take my daughter to the hospital this evening, suffering severe abdominal pain, after waiting for nearly 2 hours without being seen, we left, there were many, many people who were there before us who had not been seen either. It appears they are severely understaffed with only 1 nurse on the desk when we got there and a line of people. Is this the norm with our health system?
Kaiapoi area only please?
Have you seen this much-loved 1995 Ford Laser? 91-yr-old owner (in the photo) is devasted at its theft from Christchurch Botanic Gardens last month. It was in pristine condition and has a lot of sentimental value.