Lysimachia vulgaris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Primulaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 40-150cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - August (Earliest: 29.6)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Astragalin, Hyperin, Isorhamnetin, Kaempferol, Myricetin, Quercetin, Syringetin
Benzoquinones Embelin, Rapanone

Biotopes:
Stream Banks

Wet Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Lasioglossum leucozonium

Meligethes denticulatus
Parasites:
Septoria lysimachiae

Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Autographa gamma

Lacanobia oleracea

Pandemis dumetana Larva

Monostegia abdominalis
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Lacanobia splendens
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Aphrophora alni Nymph

Philaenus spumarius
Florivores:
Eupithecia centaureata

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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