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Lysimachia thyrsiflora L.
USDA Symbol: LYTH2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Erect stems with evenly distributed leaves and yellow flowers in dense slender racemes in leaf axils near midstem; entire plant finely dotted with black or dark purple.
This plant also occurs in Eurasia. The tight racemes of yellow flowers immediately distinguish this species, with the erect stamens giving the racemes a fuzzy appearance.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
AK , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Distribution:
Much of North America south to northern California, northern Colorado, northern Missouri, West Virginia, and Maryland. Native Habitat:
Swamps, lakes, and ditches. USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff