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Tufted Loosestrife

Lysimachia thyrsiflora

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Myrtales
Family:
Lythraceae (Purple Loosestrife)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
70 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Ditches, fens, marshes, riversides, waterside.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
Yellow feathery bell-shaped flowers with black dotted petals. 5 stamens.
Fruit:
A dark, long but globular, 5-parted, dotted fruit capsule.
Leaves:
Narrow, lance-shaped leaves, in opposite pairs up an erect stem. Black dotted and unstalked. Perennial.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
Similar Species:
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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