Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lysimachia lanceolata Walter image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Primulaceae
Lysimachia lanceolata Walter
lance-leaved loosestrife
Lysimachia: probably for Greek king Lysimachus or maybe from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife"
lanceolata: lance-shaped
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 3"-24" tall forb; roots long, slender, creeping on or near the surface of the ground
Flower: yellow with a rusty-red "eye", 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" wide; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms June-July
Leaf:lower stem leaves oval and stalked; main leaves 6" long by 1/2" wide, often folded along the middle, paler beneath, not dotted, tapering to the stalk
Habitat: moist to wet; woods, prairies
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lysimachia angustifolia Lam.
Lysimachia lanceolata Walter subsp. lanceolata
Lysimachia lanceolata Walter var. angustifolia (Lam.) A.Gray
Steironema heterophyllum (Michx.) Raf.
Steironema lanceolatum (Walter) A.Gray

         
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