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Lysimachia japonica Thunb.
Lysimachia maculata RBr; Japanese yellow loosestrife

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Ericales  
 Family Primulaceae  
 Genus Lysimachia  
  Lysimachia japonica    Thunb. 
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Lysimachia japonica Thunb.
Japanese yellow loosestrife

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Symbol: LYJA2
Group: Dicot
Family: Primulaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   I
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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 japonica Thunb. – Japanese yellow loosestrife

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7. Lysimachia japonica Thunberg in J. A. Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14. 196. 1784.

Japanese loosestrife

Stems prostrate to ascending, simple or branched proximally, 1-3 dm, pubescent; rhizomes very slender; bulblets absent. Leaves opposite or sometimes alternate near apex of stem; petiole 0.5-1.5 cm, pubescent; blade orbiculate to ovate or deltate, 1.5-4 × 0.7-2 cm, base rounded to truncate, slightly decurrent, margins entire, plane, pubescent, apex acute to obtuse, surfaces punctate, sparsely pubescent; venation pinnate-arcuate. Inflorescences axillary in distal leaves, solitary flowers. Pedicels 0.2-0.8 cm, pubescent. Flowers: sepals 5, calyx not streaked, 5-9 mm, pubescent, lobes narrowly lanceolate, margins thin; petals 5, corolla yellow, not streaked, rotate, 5-9 mm, lobes with margins entire, apex acute to rounded, stipitate-glandular; filaments connate, shorter than corolla; staminodes absent. Capsules 2.5-3 mm, not punctate, pubescent distally. 2 n = 18, 20, 22 (all Asian).

Flowering summer. Deciduous woods above bayous and mesic wooded ravines; 0-50 m; introduced; La., W.Va.; e Asia (China, Japan).

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