Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3897

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed bottomlands, marshes, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorled, opposite or subopposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow with reddish-brown centers
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Flowers in terminal or axillary panicles

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lysimachia vulgaris   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia vulgaris   FAMILY Primulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Garden Loosestrife