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|Family: Myrsinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lysimachia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lysimachia nummularia L.
Habit: Perennial herb; resin canals obvious. Stem: creeping, often rooted at nodes, 20--50 cm, branched or not, glabrous or glandular. Leaf: opposite; blade 1.5--2.5 cm, ovate to +- round; petiole present. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils; pedicels >= subtending leaves. Flower: calyx lobes 5, 5--8 mm; corolla yellow, lobes 5, 10--15 mm, ovate, tips sparsely to densely glandular; stamens 5. Fruit: rarely produced, 5--6-valved, < calyx, +- ovoid. Chromosomes: 2n=30--43.
Ecology: Moist meadows; Elevation: +- 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SN (Folsom, Sacramento Co.; near Quincy, Plumas Co.); Distribution Outside California: eastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Anita F. Cholewa
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lysimachia monelli
Next taxon: Lysimachia thyrsiflora
Citation for this treatment: Anita F. Cholewa 2016. Lysimachia nummularia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32378, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.