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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY Primulaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lysimachia asperulifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-009:
Lysimachia asperulaefolia   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lysimachia asperulaefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Pocosin Loosestrife, "Roughleaf Loosestrife"


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image of Lysimachia asperulifolia, Pocosin Loosestrife, "Roughleaf Loosestrife"

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_l_asperulaefolia_1

May    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Whorls... of sessile, rounded-based, acuminate leaves on an unbranched stem, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Lysimachia asperulifolia, Pocosin Loosestrife, "Roughleaf Loosestrife"

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_l_asperulaefolia_2

June    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lysimachia asperulifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-009:
Lysimachia asperulaefolia   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lysimachia asperulaefolia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2535

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Rare in Carolina Coastal Plain

Habitat: Low pocosins, high pocosins, streamhead pocosins, savanna-pocosin ecotones, sandhill-pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3-4

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens, united into a conspicuous tube
Superior ovary

Flowers in a terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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