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Lysimachia ciliata [=Steironema ciliatum]

Fringed Loosestrife

Scientific Name:

Lysimachia ciliata [=Steironema ciliatum]

Genus:

Lysimachia

Species Epithet:

ciliata

Common Name:

Fringed Loosestrife

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Mesic forests, especially bottomlands and coves dominated by hardwoods. Frequent to common across the NC mountains and Piedmont. Uncommon in the western Coastal Plain along brownwater rivers, but very rare to absent elsewhere, including the Sandhills region.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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