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Moneywort, Creeping Jenny
Scientific Name: Lysimachia nummularia L.
Family: Primulaceae
Moneywort, Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia  nummularia)
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-9,14-24,31-43
USDA: 4-10

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade (sun in cool climate)

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, mat forming, freely rooting runners, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), 2 feet spread (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to heavy water, soil should stay moist, can be used as a bog plant

Propagation: Division in spring, cuttings, seeds, can become a lawn weed if not controlled

Considered an invasive weed in a few US states.
'Aurea' is a variety with golden leaves. It needs more shade than the type.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 712

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers, 1 inch across (2.5 cm) in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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