Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3988

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-007:
Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY Onagraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Harper's Seedbox


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image of Ludwigia maritima, Harper's 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

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.