Irish wildflowers





Yellow Pimpernel
Lysimachia nemorum
Lus Cholm Cille
Family: Primulaceae

Flowering time: May-August. Perennial. Native.

Solitary yellow flowers in leaf axils. 5-petalled, stalked. Oval, pointed, short-stalked leaves, opposite. Rooting at lower nodes. Hairless. Height: 10-40cm.

Frequent in damp woods, fields, roadsides.

Similar: Creeping Jenny, L. nummularia. Damp ground. Cup-shaped flowers, rounded leaves.
     
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