PlantsLysimachia→Whorled Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia quadrifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 1 to 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 3, 2013 7:17 AM

Native to the eastern United States and Canada. The plant has long, shallow roots that sometimes spread along the surface of the ground.

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Wildflower ID please? by whereami Jun 25, 2016 10:38 AM 2

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