Lysimachia quadrifolia L.
Common Name: WHORLED LOOSESTRIFE, FOUR-LEAVED LOOSESTRIFE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Lysimachia quadrifolia B. S. Walters

Usually in rather dry forests and savannas in sandy soils with oak, hickory, sassafras, aspen, and/or occasionally pine; rarely in swampy ground. The leaves are usually 4 in a whorl, but they may be as many as 6 or, very rarely, only 2.

Locations

Alcona County
Allegan County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Crawford County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Oscoda County
Saginaw County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1715.