OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lysimachia loomisii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-008:
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lysimachia loomisii

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Loosestrife, Loomis's Loosestrife


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image of Lysimachia loomisii, Carolina Loosestrife, Loomis's Loosestrife

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_lysimachia_loomisii1

May    Cumberland County    NC

Leaves sessile, linear, tapered to both ends, opposite or in whorls of 3-4, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lysimachia loomisii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 147-02-008:
Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lysimachia loomisii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3054

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain (historically in GA, but not recently seen)

Habitat: Moist to wet savannas, pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite or whorls of 3-4
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
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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