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Lysimachia vulgaris
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Lysimachia vulgaris L.

Synonyms -

Popular names - Mazza d'oro common Lysimachus.

Distribution and Habitat - widespread in temperate regions of Europe and Asia, grows in wet environments, wetlands, side channels and water courses, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.

Description - species perennial, herbaceous with underground rhizome. Stem erect, pubescent, branched at the top, 60-120 m high. Leaves opposite or verticil of 3-4, lamina lanceolata, 12 cm long, ndulata edge, full, upper leaves are alternate, glabra, glossy on the upper side, pubescent on the ribs on the underside, leaves short petiolate. Flowers aggregated in panicule apical pyramid, with linear bracts. Calyx with acute lacinii embroidered in red. Corolla golden yellow. Blooms in June-August .. Fruit capsule global dehiscence.

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