Lysimachia quadriflora

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMyrsinaceae
Family (Traditional)Primulaceae
GenusLysimachia
Species:Lysimachia quadriflora Sims
Common NameFourflower Yellow Loosestrife
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; 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; Carpel Number/Pistil: 5; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Free Central; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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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: Campbell (KY), Elliott (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Menifee (KY), Morgan (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Moore (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1985 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100595188 Garrard Kentucky 01 Jun 2010 W. W. Overbeck
491
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100781119 Menifee Kentucky 24 Aug 2017 Thomas McFadden
674
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100746963 Knox Kentucky 08 Jun 2016 Martina Hines
87
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100746823 Laurel Kentucky 30 Jun 2016 Martina Hines
81
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100746567 Harlan Kentucky 25 Aug 2016 Martina Hines
75
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017507 Powell Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017505 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017503 Morgan Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
TENN-V-0171506 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia quadriflora
TENN-V-0171507 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia quadriflora
APSC0036339 Bradley Tennessee 21 Aug 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Lysimachia quadriflora
APSC0091694 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Lysimachia quadriflora
APSC0006697 Bradley Tennessee 21 Oct 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Lysimachia quadriflora
TENN-V-0243838 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100595055 Elliott Kentucky 27 Jun 2012 M. Greene
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100595501 Powell Kentucky 14 Jul 1985 D. Murphy
104
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31234100595063 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 R. C. Clark
22254
EKY
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017501 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017504 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017506 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
31973000017502 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Lysimachia quadriflora
HTTU024214 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Lysimachia quadriflora
HTTU028899 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Lysimachia quadriflora
HTTU024212 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Lysimachia quadriflora
ETSU008680 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Lysimachia quadriflora
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