yellow loosestrife

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Noun1.yellow loosestrife - frequently considered a weed; Europe and Asia
loosestrife - any of various herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lysimachia
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Wild strawberry, mullein, black-eyed Susan, yellow loosestrife, bullhead lily, milkweed, Queen Anne's lace, blue-eyed grass, Asiatic day flower, hawkweed, heal-all, spotted wintergreen, skullcap, blue flag, and touch-me-not are about to blossom all around us.
In the flower garden golden rod (Solidago canadensis), yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata), the passion flower (Passiflora caerulea) are three of the most notorious perennial thugs; Horseradish and mint in the kitchen garden; and among the ground cover plants avoid the periwinkle (Vinca major, and minor), and yellow archangel (Lamium galeobdolon).
Right now the main thing is yellow loosestrife, which brightens up the place tremendously, but at the same time is a terrible thug, and spreads all over the place if you let it.