Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2994

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it on pondshores, blackwater rivers, interdunal swales, borrow ponds, ditches, impoundments, marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
4 sepals
4 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 brevipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia brevipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-020:
Ludwigia brevipes   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Long Beach Seedbox, Coastal Plain Water-purslane