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Dotted Loosestrife
Lysimachia punctata
Breallán dlúth
Family: Primulaceae

Flowering: June-August. Perennial. Garden escape. Introduced.

Clusters of yellow flowers, petals fringed with glandular hairs.
Flowers in leafy spikes. Leaves have hairy edges, pointed, elliptical-lanceolate. Spreads vegetatively, can form large clumps. Height: 60-100cm.

Garden escape. Damp waste ground, river-sides, road sides.

Similar: Yellow Loosestrife, L. vulgaris
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