CPC Plant Profile: Threadleaf Loosestrife
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Threadleaf Loosestrife (Lysimachia filifolia)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 133687
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

small shrub

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

major threat is competition with alien plants natural disturbances stochastic extinction

  • 01/01/2010

12 individuals in 1 population on Kauai 150-200 individuals total in 3 populations on Oahu 3 colonies totaling 76 individuals (Kauai) Oahu population contains ca. 150-200 individuals if the Olokele population still exists, there are 2 populations on Kauai

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Nomenclature
Taxon Lysimachia filifolia
Authority C. Forbes & Lydgate
Family Primulaceae
CPC Number 2752
ITIS 24004
USDA LYFI2
Common Names Thread-leaved Loosestrife | Wailua River yellow loosestrife
Associated Scientific Names Lysimachia filifolia | Lysimachia waiaholeensis | Lysimachia funkiae
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S1
Habitat

mossy banks at the base of cliff faces within waterfalls along streams in lowland wet forests

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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