Taxon  Report   5082 
Ludwigia hexapetala  (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, Gu, & Raven
Ludwigia,  Six petal water primrose
Ludwigia hexapetala
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Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Ludwigia hexapetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to Californiais also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Ludwigia
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 31, 2016).

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