Despite the names "hybrid loosestrife" and "Lysimachia hybrida," this plant is not a hybrid. These names probably comes from the fact that the leaves are intermediate in shape between those of fringed loosestrife and lance-leaved loosestrife (Lysimachia lanceolata).
- Family: colicwood (Myrsinaceae)
- Habitat: shores, swamps
- Height: 1-3 feet
- Flower size: 3/4 inch across
- Flower color: yellow
- Flowering time: July to August
- Origin: native