Taxon  Report   5084    
Ludwigia peploides  (Kunth) P. H. Raven
Floating primrose willow,  Floating water primrose, Marsh purslane
Ludwigia peploides
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Ludwigia peploides
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Ludwigia peploides
© 2015 John Doyen
Ludwigia peploides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Ludwigia peploides
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Ludwigia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).