Taxon  Report   5087 
Ludwigia repens  J. R. Forst.
Creeping primrose willow,  Creeping water primrose
Ludwigia repens
© 2018 Nancy Hamlett
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Ludwigia repens, 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 repens
© 2018 Nancy Hamlett
Genus: Ludwigia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Isnardia intermedia
PLANTS: Isnardia repens
PLANTS: Ludwigia natans
PLANTS: Ludwigia repens var. rotundata
ICPN + PLANTS: Ludwigia natans var. stipitata
ICPN + PLANTS: Ludwigia repens var. stipitata
More information about  Ludwigia repens
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: Sep 21, 2018).

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