Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann
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"
|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|