Lysimachia vulgaris L.

Yellow Loosestrife

Bushy, hairy, stoloniferous perennial to 1.5 m tall. Leaves opposite or in whorls, lanceolate to elliptic, to about 9 cm long, gland-dotted. Flowers yellow in leafy clusters. Sepals with a dark margin.


Rarely found as a naturalised plant in wet places in Victoria and New South Wales.

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.

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