Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3737

Forb
Perennial

Native to Alabama
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare, endemic to ne AL

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed rotate corolla
5 stamens & 5 very short staminodia
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in upper leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lysimachia graminea   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia graminea   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Steironema gramineum

 

COMMON NAME:
Grassleaf Yellow-loosestrife