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Lysimachia clethroides, Gooseneck loosestrife

Scientific name:  Lysimachia clethroides
Common name:  Gooseneck loosestrife
Family:  Myrsinaceae, Myrsine Family
Flowering:   June-August

Lysimachia clethroides, Gooseneck loosestrife


Derivation of the botanical name:
Lysimachia, named for Lysimachus (661-281 BCE.), Macedonian King of Thrace, or from Greek lysis for "a release from" and mache for "fighting or strife."
clethroides, Greek klethra, κλήϑρα, κλῇϑρα; resembling Clethra (a small tree).

Lysimachia clethroides, Gooseneck loosestrife


 
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