Taxon  Report   5087    
Ludwigia repens  J. R. Forst.
Creeping primrose willow,  Creeping water primrose
Ludwigia repens
© 2018 Nancy Hamlett
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CalPhotos / Calflora
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
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Isnardia intermedia
PLANTS: Isnardia repens
PLANTS: Ludwigia natans
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More information about  Ludwigia repens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).