Myrsinaceae of Maine
(Kingdom Plantae, Tricolpates)


a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com


(updated 8 July 2020)




Myrsinaceae - colicwood family
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Maine is home to 12 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Lysimachia (12 species)
      Lysimachia arvensis - scarlet pimpernel
      Lysimachia borealis - starflower
      Lysimachia ciliata - fringed yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia clethroids - goose-neck yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia hybrida - lowland yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia maritima - sea-milkwort
      Lysimachia nummularia - creeping yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia punctata - large yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia quadrifolia - whorled yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia terrestris - swamp yellow-loosestrife
      Lysimachia thyrsiflora - tufted yellow-loosestrfe
      Lysimachia vulgaris - garden yellow-loosestrife






red font = unique character state or nearly so petal color inflorescence habit
L. arvebsus pink to red to red-orange erect
L. borealis white erect
L. ciliata yellow solitary erect
L. clethroides white erect
L. hybrida yellow erect
L. maritima petals absent; sepals white erect
L. nummularia yellow creeping
L. punctata yellow erect
L. quadrifolia yellow whorled erect
L. terrestris yellow raceme (terminal) erect
L. thyrsiflora yellow erect
L. vulgaris yellow erect


Lysimachia (yellow-loosestrife)
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Lysimachia arvensis (scarlet pimpernel) - [information to be added]

Lysimachia borealis (starflower) - [information to be added]
   leaves (lower left) and flowers (lower right)
      
   (photo by Carol Muth; click on an image to enlarge)

Lysimachia ciliata (fringed yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]
   
   (click on image to enlarge)

Lysimachia clethroides (goose-neck yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

Lysimachia hybrida (lowland yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

Lysimachia maritima (sea-milkwort) - [information to be added]
   
   (click on image to enlarge)

Lysimachia nummularia (creeping yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]

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

Lysimachia quadrifolia (whorled yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]
   plant (lower left) and flower (lower right)
      
   (click on an image to enlarge)

Lysimachia terrestris (swamp yellow-loosestrife) - [information to be added]
   
   (click on image to enlarge)

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

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