Lysimachia vulgaris L.
Family: Primulaceae
garden loosestrife,  more...
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Jim Hanry  
Etymology: Lysimachia: probably for Greek king Lysimachus or maybe from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife"
Plants: erect, perennial, to 40" tall forb; roots long, creeping on or near surface of ground
Leaves: whorled or opposite, lance-like, softly hairy beneath, dotted
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 1/2"-1" wide, sepals with red edges, petals smooth; inflorescence clusters (raceme) both terminal and from the upper leaf axils
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Jim Hanry  
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Lysimachia vulgaris image
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Lysimachia vulgaris image
Aaron Carlson  
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Botancial Illustration  
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Kurt Stüber  
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Botancial Illustration  
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
Lysimachia vulgaris image
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