Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Ericales||Tea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others|
|Genus||Lysimachia||Named for Lysimachus, a king of ancient Sicily, who “calmed a mad ox” with a member of this species|
|Species||nummularia||Resembling a coin, nummus, often applied to plants with small, almost circular leaves|
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Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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5/7/2011 · Maria’s Love Point Inn, Kent Island, Maryland
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm)