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

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Primulaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 133687
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/28/2021

small shrub

Participating Institutions
  • 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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Taxon Lysimachia filifolia
Authority C. Forbes & Lydgate
Family Primulaceae
CPC Number 2752
ITIS 24004
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

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

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