West Highland Flora

Dotted Loosestrife


Lysimachia punctata

 

Lysimachia punctata

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Jul 2003 Broadford, Skye

Often naturalised on marshy waste ground near habitation.

Flower diameter c 30-40 mm

ID: Told from other Lysimachia species which may escape, by the petals being gland-edged.

Other features: Flower stalks and sepals with gland-hairs.  Leaves typically in whorls of three.  Forms dense stands.

 

Lysimachia punctata

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Jul 2003 Broadford, Skye

 

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