Lysimachia radicans

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMyrsinaceae
Family (Traditional)Primulaceae
GenusLysimachia
Species:Lysimachia radicans Hook.
Common NameTrailing Yellow Loosestrife
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Free Central; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S1] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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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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: Hickman (KY), Crockett (TN), Dyer (TN), Gibson (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Madison (TN), Obion (TN), Pickett (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, MEM, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 1979

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100716420 Gibson Tennessee 06 Jul 1979 Vernon M. Bates Jr.
1610
EKY
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171519 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171520 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171522 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171513 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171512 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171511 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
MEM009814 Shelby Tennessee 04 Jul 1972 John E. Thompson Jr.
1000
MEM
Lysimachia radicans
31973000017508 Pickett Tennessee
KNK
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171523 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171515 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171518 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171510 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171516 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171514 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171524 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171521 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171517 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171509 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171508 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
TENN-V-0171816 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Lysimachia radicans
APSC0006669 Gibson Tennessee
APSC
Lysimachia radicans
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Plant Photos

Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne
Lysimachia radicans - Milo Pyne