Lysimachia punctata - Dotted Loosestrife
When in flower in late summer Dotted Loosestrife is a very conspicuous plant and can be seen on waste ground, mine sites and road verges, although often merely a casual. Records include Great Work (SW53V, 1997, C.N.French), Camborne-Redruth bypass (SW64Q, 1997, C.N.French), Maenporth (SW72Z, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), St. Agnes Beacon Pits (SW75A, 1980, B.E.Jackson), Demelza (SW96R, 1987, I.J.Bennallick), Porcupine (SX05X, 1997, M.Atkinson), Davidstow (SX18H, 1998, M.Atkinson), Tresparrett Posts (SX19L, 1997, M.Atkinson), Bude (SS20D, 1998, I.J.Bennallick), Clicker Quarry (SX26V, 1996, R.J.Murphy) and south of Trewarlett Cross (SX37J. 1998, I.J.Bennallick). It is absent from the Isles of Scilly.
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French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.