Plant Identification Database:
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Order: Primulales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Whole 5 parts, P: Reflexed White; Yellow; Red; Pink
Sea milkwort Glaux maritima Glaux Salt marsh Sea milkwort Glaux maritima
Fringed loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata Lysimachia Opposite, Petiole Whole, Ovate Entire >1" 5 parts, P: Acute, fringed Yellow Raceme, nodding, Axillary Summer Herb, >1', Erect Glabrous Hopkins Forest Fringed loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata
Moneywort Lysimachia nummularia Lysimachia Opposite Ovate Repent Roadside Moneywort Lysimachia nummularia
Whorled loosestrife Lysimachia quadrifolia Lysimachia Forest Whorled loosestrife Lysimachia quadrifolia
Swamp candles Lysimachia terrestris Lysimachia Swamp candles Lysimachia terrestris
Tufted loosestrife Lysimachia thyrsiflora Lysimachia Wetland Tufted loosestrife Lysimachia thyrsiflora
Bird's eye primrose Primula mistassinica Primula Bird's eye primrose Primula mistassinica
Starflower Trientalis borealis Trientalis Whorled, Sessile Palmate (5-9Pal), Oblong Entire A: Acute; B: Acute >1" 6 parts; 7or more parts White Raceme, Terminal Spring Herb, <1', Erect Forest Starflower Trientalis borealis
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION