Lysimachia vulgaris var. vulgaris

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Leaves lanceolate, 6–12 cm long, 15–35 mm wide, sparsely but distinctly pubescent on lower surfaces with hairs c. 0.5 mm long. Flowers Feb.–Mar.

*GipP. Native to Eurasia. Known in Victoria by a 1988 collection from a small population growing beside settling ponds of sewerage treatment works at Moe, and probably not truly naturalised.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Primulaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Ericales
family Primulaceae
genus Lysimachia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Lysimachia vulgaris var. vulgaris in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Lysimachia vulgaris var. vulgaris in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present introduced

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