Lysimachia terrestris

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMyrsinaceae
Family (Traditional)Primulaceae
GenusLysimachia
SpeciesLysimachia terrestris (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Common NameEarth Loosestrife
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.8
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Henderson (KY), Marshall (KY), Powell (KY), Coffee (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Unicoi (TN), Warren (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1982 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0171525 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171530 White Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171529 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171832 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0118903 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0069506 Powell Kentucky 17 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0006705 White Tennessee 12 Aug 2003 Claude Bailey and Roger McCoy
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0118873 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0118875 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
UCHT033828 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Lysimachia terrestris
UTM01350 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Lysimachia terrestris
31234100595840 Ballard Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171526 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171527 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171528 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
TENN-V-0171850 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0118874 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0006706 White Tennessee
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0117926 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
APSC0076865 Marshall Kentucky 20 Jul 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Lysimachia terrestris
HTTU029542 White Tennessee
HTTU
Lysimachia terrestris
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Plant Photos

Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick
Lysimachia terrestris - Shawn Krosnick