Taxon  Report   5082    
Ludwigia hexapetala  (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, H. Gu, & P. H. Raven
Ludwigia,  Six petal water primrose
Ludwigia hexapetala
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Ludwigia hexapetala
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Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Ludwigia hexapetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to Californiais also found elsewhere in North America and beyond. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Ludwigia hexapetala
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Genus: Ludwigia
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).