- Common Name(s):
- Whorled loosestrife
Five-petaled yellow flowers with red at the base arise on long pedicles from leaf axils. Leaves are whorled, and despite the species name there may be 3-6 leaves per whorl.
- 1-3 ft.
- Whorls of normally four lance-shaped stalkless leaves, 1.5 to 3.5 in. long; simple, smooth or sparingly hairy stems
- Star-like 5-petaled yellow flowers have a reddish center; .5 in. across; flowers borne on thread-like stalk arising from the leaf axils
- Dry to moist soil; sun; open woodlands, thickets
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2653