Lysimachia arvensis

Common name: 

Pimpernel

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (all grids)- naturalised all States

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Disturbed ground1

Flower description:

Scarlet, blue or purple1

Habit:

Annual herb1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are opposite and petals are bright vermilion, purple or blue and longer than sepals1

Images:
Image of Lysimachia arvensis
Image of Lysimachia arvensis
Conservation status:

Introduced

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria