Creeping-Jenny - Lysimachia nummularia
Low evergreen, hairless, creeping plant. Leaves opposite, oval to rounded, short stalked, gland dotted. Flowers yellow 12 to 18 mm solitary with wide sepal lobes, the petals dotted with black glands.
Lysimachia nemorum (Yellow Pimpernel)
Leaves obtuse to rounded at apex, with black glands
Photos of leaves as well as flowers.
Wet habitats, stream margins, ditches, damp grassland. Often grown in gardens and frequently naturalised.
May to July.
Evergreen perennial, many records may be naturalised garden escapes.
Fairly common in England and Wales, becoming scarcer from the Scottish border northwards.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 127 of the 617 tetrads.
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Native, open woodland, disturbed ground, marshes; locally frequent
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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