Swamp Candles or Yellow Loosestrife Lysimachia terrestris
Primrose Primulaceae family

Leaves are usually paired, spike or lance-shaped, 1-3" long.

The Flowers are 1/4-1/2" wide, 5 yellow petals, usually in a terminal raceme. You will notice a red circle in the center of each flower.

Form/habitat: 8-10" marshes, wet meadows, and pond margins. Flowers June-September.

NWI status: OBL

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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