Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2232

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it moist to wet disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Petioles to 2.5cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
4 sepals
Petals absent
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ludwigia palustris   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia palustris   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-023:
Ludwigia palustris   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Isnardia palustris

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Water-purslane, Marsh Purslane