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July 19, 2001 A Laboratory Newspaper at Cleveland State University Volume 3 Issue 4

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Photo by Josie ElSeikali
This planting at the corner of East 18th Street and Chester Avenue features a purplish plant that has led to a debate about its invasive nature. Dr. Tarun Mal calls the plant purple loosestrife, which he says is illegal to grow in Ohio. But Raymond Cecys, the superintendent of grounds, says the plant is from the same plant family but is not an invasive species. The disagreement is not limited to the campus.

Experts disagree about plantís invasive nature
An invasive perennial plant, Lythrum salicaria, or purple loosestrife, which is illegal to plant in Ohio, is growing on campus. Read more in News.

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