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Moneywort (Lysimachia nummalaria)
Image ID: 2011/oth24Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Creeping Jenny
Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft. (vine)
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: C&O Canal Towpath
More photos of this flower
- Swamp Candles
Moneywort is a trailing vine, while swamp candles is an erect plant.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.