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Lysimachia vulgaris L.
YELLOW LOOSESTRIFE
Garden yellow loosestrife

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Lysimachia vulgaris
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Lysimachia vulgaris

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (2)
Bionectriaceae  Hydropisphaera @ BPI (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Guignardia lysimachiae @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta lysimachiae @ BPI (2)
Chlamydomonadaceae  Sphaerella lysimachiae @ BPI (1)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium lysimachiae @ BPI (1)

Cladosporium @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Mollisia atrata @ BPI (2)

Mollisia revincta @ BPI (1)
Dothioraceae  Metasphaeria silvularum @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Mycosphaerella lysimachiae @ BPI (4)

Ramularia lysimachiae @ BPI (12)

Ramularia lysimachiarum @ BPI (2)

Rhabdospora lysimachiarum @ BPI (2)

Septoria bresadoleana @ BPI (1)

Septoria lysimachiae @ BPI (29)

Septoria saccardoi @ BPI (3)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia caricina @ BPI (1)

Puccinia limosae @ BPI (7)
Tricholomataceae  Helotium scutula @ BPI (1)
_  Ascochyta lysimachiae @ BPI (1)

Jahniella bohemica @ BPI (1)

Leptothyrium silvaticum @ BPI (2)

Phomatospora kriegeriana @ BPI (1)

Rhabdothyrium @ BPI (1)

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Lysimachia vulgaris L.
garden yellow loosestrife

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General Information
Symbol: LYVU
Group: Dicot
Family: Primulaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 711. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Primulales
Family Primulaceae – Primrose family
Genus Lysimachia L. – yellow loosestrife
Species Lysimachia vulgaris L. – garden yellow loosestrife

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Connecticut garden loosestrife Potentially invasive, banned
Washington garden loosestrife Class B noxious weed garden loosestrife Wetland and aquatic weed quarantine
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Lysimachia vulgaris garden loosestrife This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
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Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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20. Lysimachia vulgaris Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 146. 1753.

Garden loosestrife, lysimaque commune

Stems erect, simple or branched, 1-12(-25) dm, pubescent and sometimes obscurely stipitate-glandular distally; rhizomes thickened; bulblets absent. Leaves whorled, opposite, or subopposite; petiole 0.1-0.6 cm, eciliate; blade lanceolate to lanceolate-ovate, 7-12 × 1.5-4 cm, base truncate, obtuse, or cuneate, sometimes slightly decurrent, margins entire or sometimes sinuate, slightly revolute or plane, eciliolate, apex acute to acuminate, surfaces obscurely punctate apically or along margins, pubescent abaxially and sometimes sparsely stipitate-glandular adaxially; venation pinnate to reticulate. Inflorescences terminal or terminal and axillary in distal leaves, panicles, 2-8 cm. Pedicels 2-7 mm, pubescent and sometimes also stipitate-glandular. Flowers: sepals 5, calyx streaked with longitudinal maroon resin canals along margins, 2.5-5 mm, pubescent and stipitate-glandular near margins, lobes ovate, margins thin or slightly thickened; petals 5, corolla yellow, sometimes with reddish base, not streaked, rotate, 8-12 mm, lobes with margins entire, apex acute to rounded, stipitate-glandular adaxially; filaments connate 1.5-2.2 mm, shorter than corolla; staminodes absent. Capsules (somewhat reddened distally), 3.5-6 mm, not punctate, glabrous. 2 n = 28, 42, 56, 84 (Europe).

Flowering summer. Gravelly stream banks, wet roadsides; 0-300 m; introduced; B.C., N.B., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que.; Colo., Conn., Ill., Ind., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Mont., N.H., N.J., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Vt., Wash., W.Va., Wis.; Europe.

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