Taxon  Report   5086 
Ludwigia peploides  (Kunth) P. H. Raven  ssp. peploides 
Floating primrose willow,  Floating water primrose, Marsh purslane
Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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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
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Ludwigia
Parent Record Ludwigia peploides
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Jussiaea peploides
ICPN: Jussiaea californica
ICPN: Jussiaea repens var. californica
ICPN + PLANTS: Jussiaea repens var. peploides
More information about  Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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