Fringed loosestrife at Sunset Rock Rd vernal pool, 7/19/2014.
Lysimachia ciliata, vernal pool, Sunset Rock Rd, e. Lebanon.
Tamarack bog bnp. Locally patchy.
Lysimachia ciliata (fringed loosestrife) is a species of flowering plant in the Myrsinaceae family. It is an erect, herbaceous perennial growing to 120 cm (47 in) tall and 60 cm (24 in) broad, with opposite, simple leaves, and smooth, green stems. The star-shaped yellow flowers are borne in midsummer. It is native to North America, including most of southern Canada and most of the United States except for the southwest. This plant is notable in that it is one of...