Garden Yellow Loosestrife

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Garden Yellow Loosestrife

A very common herb with bright yellow lowers
The Garden Loosestrife grows on poor moist grounds
preferable in the near of water, a ditch or a
pond. This is a strong herb that has spread
around the world and nowaday can be found on every continent.

Lysimachia vulgaris or Garden Loosestrife.

propagation of the Garden Loosestrife

This herb has two ways of propagation: by the use of
rhizomes or by seed. The rhizomes are fast growing and
can easely extend some meters. These
rhizomes can also find their way through the water
and have a red appereance.
This will also fasten the process of hydrosere:
The pond will be invaded by emergent plants such as Phragmites (reed-grasses), Typha (cattail), and purple ,
loosestrive transforming the pond into the
Sedge-meadow stage.

macropis Europea

Tne macropis Europea is a solitary bee that completely
depend on the Garden Loosestrife.

Primulaceae or primrose family.

They contain these genera:

- Anagallis , or Pimpernel
Anagallis arvensis - Scarlet Pimpernel, Red Pimpernel (
- Primula ,Sleutelbloemen:

oxslip (Primula elatior)
Cowslip (Primula veris)
primrose (Primula vulgaris)

- Lysimachia , Loosestrive:

Yellow Loosestrive(Lysimachia vulgaris)