Myrsinaceae - colicwood family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 4 April 2017)


Myrsinaceae - colicwood family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 7 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Lysimachia (7 species)
      Lysimachia borealis - starflower (common [see note 1 at bottom of page])
      Lysimachia maritima - sea-milkwort (uncommon)
      Lysimachia punctata - large yellow-loosestrife (uncommon)
      Lysimachia quadrifolia - whorled yellow-loosestrife (occasional)
      Lysimachia terrestris - swamp yellow-loosestrife (occasional)
      Lysimachia thyrsiflora - tufted yellow-loosestrfe (rare)
      Lysimachia vulgaris - garden yellow-loosestrife (uncommon)






Lysimachia (yellow-loosestrife)
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Lysimachia borealis (starflower) - [information to be added]

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Lysimachia maritima (sea-milkwort) - [information to be added]

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Lysimachia punctaa (large yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

Lysimachia quadrifolia (whorled yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]
   
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Lysimachia terrestris (swamp yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

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Lysimachia thyrsiflora (tufted yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

Lysimachia vulgaris (garden yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]


Note:
   1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.