Loosestrife

Definition of Loosestrife

Loose´strife`   Pronunciation: lŌs´strīf`
n.1.(Bot.) The name of several species of plants of the genus Lysimachia, having small star-shaped flowers, usually of a yellow color.
False loosestrife
a plant of the genus Ludwigia, which includes several species, most of which are found in the United States.
Tufted loosestrife
the plant Lysimachia thyrsiflora, found in the northern parts of the United States and in Europe.
- Gray.

Related Words

genus Lythrum, grass poly, hyssop loosestrife, Lythrum, Lythrum hyssopifolia, Lythrum salicaria, purple loosestrife, spiked loosestrife, subshrub, suffrutex
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