Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2750

Forb
Annual/Perennial

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it on riverbanks, in marshes, & ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
5-7 sepals
5-7 petals
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
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 leptocarpa   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia leptocarpa   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-003:
Ludwigia leptocarpa   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water-willow, Primrose Willow