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  Lysimachia nummularia L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

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Dennis W. Woodland

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Steve C. Garske

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Flora.cyberia

S. Kelly Kearns
Family Primulaceae
Lysimachia nummularia L.
creeping-Charlie, creeping-Jennie, moneywort
Lysimachia: probably for Greek king Lysimachus or maybe from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife"
nummularia: resembling a coin, nummus, often applied to plants with small, almost circular leaves
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; potentially invasive
Plant: creeping or matting perennial, 1"-2" tall forb
Flower: yellow and dotted with dark red, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, stalk about the same length as the leaves; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:opposite, dotted, roundish
Habitat: moist to wet; woods, disturbed sites
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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