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Dotted Loosestrife

Lysimachia punctata

Plant Data

Order:
Ericales
Family:
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Yellow cup-shaped flowers with 5 hairy petals. Sepals green and narrow.
Fruit:
A long spherical capsule.
Leaves:
In whorls of 3 or 4 along the erect stems. The leaves of Dotted Loosestrife are oval and have round pointed tips. Leaf edges are untoothed. Darkly spotted with fine downy hairs on the undersides.
Maximum Size:
100cm tall.
Other Names:
Garden Loosestrife, Spotted Loosestrife, Whorled Loosestrife, Yellow Loosestrife.
Habitats:
Bogs, ditches, gardens, grassland, marshes, meadows, riverbanks, swamps, wasteland.