OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ludwigia maritima

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-01-007:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ludwigia maritima

 

COMMON NAME:
Harper's Seedbox, Seaside Seedbox


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image of Ludwigia maritima, Harper's Seedbox, Seaside Seedbox

Keith Bradley    kab_l_maritima_4620

October    Lee County    FL

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

Petals slightly longer than wide. Stylopodium prominent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Ludwigia maritima, Harper's Seedbox, Seaside Seedbox

Keith Bradley    kab_l_maritima_70439

October    Polk County    FL

Hatchineha Ranch

Stems erect, branched, pubescent. Capsules cubical, 4-angled, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ludwigia maritima

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-01-007:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ludwigia maritima

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3988

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain

Habitat: pine savannas, pine flatwoods, bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow?
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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