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Tufted Loosestrife

Lysimachia thyrsiflora


Small yellow flowers are about 1 cm (1/2 in) across and grow along the main stem of the plant. The plant is about 50 cm (18 in) tall. The leaves are opposite, and long and thin, a bit like goldenrod.


Growing along the edges of a rail trail where it goes through wetland so the ground is rocky but it gets lots of water.

1 Species ID Suggestions

HemaShah 13 years ago
St Johns Wort
Hypericum perforatum,

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DanielePralong 13 years ago

I agree with Alison. I don't know this plant but it is not Hypericum perforatum.

Alison 13 years ago

Don't think that's it. St. John's Wort grows here, but the flowers have larger petals.

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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 22, 2011
Submitted on Jun 22, 2011

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