Lopseed

A curious plant of medium to moist woodlands, lopseed is ranked S3 (vulnerable) in Manitoba.

LOPSEED (Phryma leptostachya)

A curious plant of medium to moist woodlands, lopseed is ranked S3 (vulnerable) in Manitoba. True to its name, lopseed forms unique pairs of downward pointing seeds on long terminal spikes, each pair arranged at a 90 degree angle to its neighbours. Flowers are pink and white.

Flower Colour: pink and white
Life Cycle: perennial
Sun Exposure: part shade – shade
Bloom Period: June – August
Height: 1 – 3 ft
Soil: medium – moist