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Lysimachia punctata

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Lysimachia punctata, the dotted loosestrife,[1] large yellow loosestrife,[2] or spotted loosestrife, is a flowering plant species in the family Primulaceae.

Description

Lysimachia punctata is a rhizomatous perennial herbaceous plant growing up to about 1.2m in height. The flowers have five petals, sepals and stamens and are produced in dense groups in the axils of leaves. The leaves are opposite and ovate. Both the leaves and the flower parts are hairy.[3]:519 The petals are fringed with hairs and the hairy sepals all-green, without the orange margin of L. vulgaris.[4]:114

Distribution

It is native to SE Europe east to the Caucasus,[5][3] introduced as a garden plant and widely naturalized as a garden escape on rough ground, roadsides and damp places.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ "Lysimachia punctata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Stace, C. A. (2010). New Flora of the British Isles (Third ed.). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521707725.
  4. ^ a b Blamey, M.; Fitter, R.; Fitter, A (2013). Wild flowers of Britain and Ireland. London: Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 978-1408179505.
  5. ^ "Online atlas of the British and Irish flora". Retrieved 20 July 2018.
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Lysimachia punctata: Brief Summary

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Lysimachia punctata, the dotted loosestrife, large yellow loosestrife, or spotted loosestrife, is a flowering plant species in the family Primulaceae.

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