Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lysimachia hybrida Michx. image
Photographer: David Seils           

David Seils

David Seils

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Primulaceae
Lysimachia hybrida Michx.
lowland yellow loosestrife, Mississippi-valley loosestrife, river loosestrife
Lysimachia: probably for Greek king Lysimachus or maybe from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife"
hybrida: hybrid
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-5' tall forb; short, stout, freely-rooting rhizomes
Flower: yellow with a rusty- red "eye", 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide, stamens distinct; solitary in the leaf axils; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:flat, not dotted, 1 1/2"-3" long by 1/3"-3/4" wide, green below, bases often rounded, stalk with hairs below the middle
Habitat: wet; sloughs, woods, prairies
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lysimachia ciliata L. var. validula (Greene ex Wooton & Standl.) Kearney & Peebles
Lysimachia lanceolata Walter subsp. hybrida (Michx.) J.D.Ray
Lysimachia lanceolata Walter var. hybrida (Michx.) A.Gray
Steironema hybridum (Michx.) Raf. ex B.D.Jacks.
Steironema laevigatum T.J.Howell
Steironema lanceolatum (Walter) A.Gray var. hybridum (Michx.) A.Gray
Steironema validulum Greene ex Wooton & Standl.

         
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