Lysimachia quadrifolia

Whorled Loosestrife

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Family: Primulaceae

Mid-Atlantic bloom time: early June

The flowers are about 1 cm across, with each flower stem arising from just above each of four whorled leaves. Compare with Fringed Loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata, which has broader leaves that aren't in whorls.

5 June 2014
Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve, Haymarket, VA

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