Lysimachia nummularia L.

Creeping Jenny

Fast growing prostrate evergreen herb. Leaves to 2.5 cm long, opposite, roundish, close-set. Flowers solitary or in pairs in the axes of the central stem leaves, each to 2 cm wide, yellow and covered with minute black dots.


A garden escape in Tasmania.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Primulaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Leaves yellow to pale lime.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Primulaceae
genus        Lysimachia L.