Yellow Loosestrife
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Taken at Doonfoot on 19th July 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

Taken at Doonfoot on 23rd July 2017 using Nikon D5200 with
Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Yellow Loosestrife.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Lysimachia vulgari.                    
Primulaceae.
Herbaceous Perennial
.
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Damp places such as riverbanks, lake margin.
July-August.
60 - 150 cm
The plant was thought to have been tied around the necks of animals to calm them (loosen their strife). A few hundred years ago the plant was used as a remedy for bleeding of the nose and mouth and for upset stomachs.