Taxon  Report   5082 
Ludwigia hexapetala  (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, Gu, & Raven
Ludwigia,  six petal water primrose

Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Ludwigia hexapetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high - ALERT   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Genus: Ludwigia
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
PLANTS accepted name: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
 Information about  Ludwigia hexapetala  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 05, 2015).

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