Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3989

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in ditches, pools, and streams, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow?
4 sepals
4 petals? petals absent?
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 repens   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia repens   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 137-01-021:
Ludwigia repens   FAMILY Onagraceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ludwigia natans

 

COMMON NAME:
Creeping Seedbox