Calflora
Taxon  Report   5087 
Ludwigia repens  Forster
Creeping primrose willow,  Creeping water primrose
Ludwigia repens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Ludwigia
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Isnardia intermedia
PLANTS: Isnardia repens
PLANTS: Ludwigia natans
PLANTS: Ludwigia repens var. rotundata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ludwigia natans var. stipitata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ludwigia repens var. stipitata
More information about  Ludwigia repens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (LURE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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