BCP/Lysimachia terrestris


Lysimachia terrestris

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Profile for Lysimachia terrestris (Swamp Candles)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous forb
Flowers:Five yellow petals each with two red spots at their base. Flowers form in racemes.
Foliage:Narrow and long leaves
Growing Conditions:Swamps, edges of ponds and lakes
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Lysimachia quadrifolia with which it freely hybridizes
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) June, July, August

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This page is a profile for the plant species Lysimachia terrestris, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.