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Lysimachia ciliata

Lysimachia ciliata L.

Steironema ciliatum (L.) Baudo

Steironema pumilum Greene

Fringed Yellow Loosestrife

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyPrimulaceaePrimrose family
GenusLysimachiaNamed for Lysimachus, a king of ancient Sicily, who “calmed a mad ox” with a member of this species
SpeciesciliataName given to indicate a slight fringing like an eyelash that might occur on petals, leaves, petioles or other plant parts

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Lysimachia ciliata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 18 Oct 2013.

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Lysimachia ciliata (Fringed Yellow Loosestrife)

7/23/2010 · Nashua River Boat Ramp on Rte 119, Groton, MA
≈ 4 × 6" (10 × 15 cm)

Lysimachia ciliata (Fringed Yellow Loosestrife)

7/23/2010 · Nashua River Boat Ramp on Rte 119, Groton, MA
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm)

Lysimachia ciliata (Fringed Yellow Loosestrife)

7/23/2010 · Nashua River Boat Ramp on Rte 119, Groton, MA
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm)

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