Calflora
Taxon  Report   5086    
Ludwigia peploides  (Kunth) P. H. Raven  ssp. peploides 
Floating primrose willow,  Floating water primrose, Marsh purslane
Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
© 2015 John Doyen
Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Ludwigia
Parent: Ludwigia peploides
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Jussiaea peploides
ICPN: Jussiaea californica
ICPN: Jussiaea repens var. californica
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More information about  Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUPEP2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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