Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Lysimachia X commixta Fernald image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Primulaceae
Lysimachia X commixta Fernald
Lysimachia: probably for Greek king Lysimachus or maybe from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-32" tall forb; stems smooth, often branched; roots long, creeping on or near surface of ground
Flower: yellow, 5-parted; inflorescence numerous branched, many-flowered clusters from the middle leaf axils and terminal; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:narrowly lance-like, opposite, dotted
Habitat: wet; bogs, shores, shallows
Notes: propagates vegetatively; sometimes occurs without either parent

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(PARENTS = Lysimachia terrestris (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. X L. thyrsiflora L.)

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