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Lysimachia clethroides (gooseneck yellow loosestrife)

Synonyms: Bernardina clethroides; Lysimachia clethroides var. crassifoliosa; Lysimachia clethroides var. sororia; Lysimachia ephemerum; Lysimachia sororia

Wikipedia Abstract

Lysimachia clethroides, common name gooseneck loosestrife, is a species of flowering plant, traditionally classified in the family Primulaceae. It was transferred to the family Myrsinaceae based on a molecular phylogenetic study, but this family was later merged into the Primulaceae.
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Height [1]  39 inches (1 m)
Width [1]  39 inches (1 m)
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Structure [2]  Herb
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve V 619089 Jilin, China  
Kedrovaya Pad Zapovednik Ia 44224 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Ussuriysky Zapovednik Ia 99910 Primorsky Krai , Russia


Ectropis excellens[3]


Pollinated by 
Ammophila infesta[4]
Betasyrphus serarius[4]
Isodontia maidli[4]
Lagria nigricollis[4]
Lasioglossum kansuense[4]
Lasioglossum occidens[4]
Parnara guttata[4]
Popillia japonica (Japanese beetle)[4]
Sphaerophoria menthastri[4]


North America;



Attributes / relations provided by 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 4Kato, M., T. Makutani, T. Inoue, and T. Itino. 1990. Insect-flower relationship in the primary beech forest of Ashu, Kyoto: an overview of the flowering phenology and seasonal pattern of insect visits. Contr. Biol. Lab. Kyoto Univ. 27:309-375.
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