Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Swamp Candles, Earth Loosestrife

Swamp Candles, Earth Loosestrife 

Lysimachia terrestris

Full sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, tolerates a range of soils.  1-3 ft. height, blooms in summer, yellow flowers, spreads rapidly by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Only occurs in Coffee, Warren and White counties

Designated an “Endangered Species” in Tennessee.  Handsome species with attractive flowers.  Limited to wetlands in Tennessee.


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