Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4413

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Waif(s)

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Usually whorled

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender to thickened

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Inflorescences axillary, either solitary flowers or verticils

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Lysimachia punctata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lysimachia punctata   FAMILY Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lysimachia punctata

 

COMMON NAME:
Spotted Loosestrife, Dotted Loosestrife, Large Loosestrife


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image of Lysimachia punctata, Spotted Loosestrife, Dotted Loosestrife, Large Loosestrife

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lypu2_001_lvd