Lysimachia


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Noun1.Lysimachia - loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowersLysimachia - loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowers; inclined to be invasive
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Primulaceae, primrose family, Primulaceae - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
loosestrife - any of various herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lysimachia
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Some plants are natural invaders and will take over if allowed - lysimachia is one such offender.
Modern bedding varieties to use are trailing nemesia, bacopa, diascia, felicia, Scaevola Blue Wonder, Lysimachia Goldilocks and Verbena Temari.
Lysimachia atropurpurea 'Beaujolais' (bottom right) wins the designer-favorite award of our first growing season.
Herbaceous species growing on the creek bank or creek bed included Ageratina altissima, Ambrosia trifida, Campanulastrum americanum, Glyceria striata, Hackelia virginiana, Laportea canadensis, Leersia virginica, Lobelia siphilitica, Lysimachia nummularia, Mentha spicata, Persicaria longiseta, Persicaria maculosa, Persicaria punctata var.
Growth inhibitory and apoptosis inducing by effects of total flavonoids from Lysimachia clethroides Du by in human chronic myeloid leukemia K562 cells.
Try goldenleaved hostas, lysimachia mummularia Aurea - golden Creeping Jenny in common parlance.
The local fisherman in Lake Lysimachia is acknowledged for keeping the mesocosm construction safe.