Flower Database

yellow loosestrife

Basic information
Flower Name
yellow loosestrife
Formal Name
Lysimachia vulgaris var. davurica
Alias
草連玉
Habitat
Europe and Asia
Morph
perennial herbaceous plant
Comment
yellow loosestrife( Lysimachia vulgaris var. davurica) is a perennial herbaceous plant native to Europe and Asia in the family of Primulaceae. It is native to the mountainous wetlands of Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu. In summer, it produces yellow flowers by growing conical inflorescences in the leaf axils. What looks like a yellow flower is a joint flower with five deeply lobed calyxes.
Common name : Lysimachia vulgaris var. davurica, also known as sulfur dioxin, leaf shape: lanceolate, inflorescence: opposite or ringed, leaf margin: fully lobed, corolla: 1.2-1.5 cm in diameter, flower color: yellow, inflorescence Form: conical inflorescence, number of stamens: 5, flowering season: July-August, fruit type: capsule, fruit diameter: 0.4 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Primulaceae
Genus
Lysimachia
Species
L. vulgaris var. davurica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Marsh
Color
Yellow
Season
Jul Aug
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
1.2  ~ 1.5