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Moneywort (Lysimachia nummalaria)

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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: Decker Creek Trail
Date:  5/29/2004
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Moneywort may be easily confused with:
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.

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