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Ludwigia hexapetala
water primrose Evening-Primrose Family
Ludwigia hexapetala Onagraceae
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common names
  water primrose
  false loosestrife
accepted scientific name
  Ludwigia hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, H.Y. Gu & P.H. Raven
rules for finding collection records
  Ludwigia grandiflora hexapetala (37)
  Ludwigia hexapetala (164)
family name
  Onagraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Andrey Zharkikh
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2.3 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of May thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (21)
WTU Herbarium (9)
G.D.Carr (5)
base map where plant found
mag select

Riparian
Wetland
Aquatic
Disturbed
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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