Lysimachia lanceolata Walter

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Lysimachia lanceolata Walter

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect from long, slender, stoloniform, superficial rhizomes, 2–9 dm, the lateral branches scarcely exceeding the subtending lvs; lower cauline lvs ovate to obovate, petioled; principal lvs linear to lanceolate or narrowly oblong, to 15 × 1.5 cm, often folded along the midrib, paler beneath, scabrellous on the margin or ciliate near the base, gradually tapering below, often with little or no distinction of petiole and blade; cal-lobes firm, 4–7 mm, the nerves, especially the lateral ones, obscure or hidden; cor-lobes 5–10 × 4–6 mm; fr 2–4.5 mm thick; 2n=34. Moist or wet woods and prairies; N.J. and Pa. to n. Fla., w. to Wis., Io., Mo., and e. Tex. June–Aug. (Steironema l.; S. heterophyllum)

  • Common Names

    lance-leaved loosestrife