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Red clover is a plant which is native to North America, as are the bumblebees which pollinate it.  White clover was introduced from Europe as were the honey bees that pollinate it.  The success of white clover and honeybees have come at the expense of red clover and bumblebees.

 

Red clover

RED CLOVER

white clover

white clover

Purple loosestrife is an introduced plant which is spreading throughout many open and wet environments, at the expense of native species.

purple loosestrife

purple loosestrife
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