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Ludwigia leptocarpa (Nutt.) Hara
Anglestem primrosewillow

Ludwigia leptocarpa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Humboldt, F.H.A. von, Bonpland, A., Kunth, K.S., Nova genera et species plantarum, vol. 6: t. 532 (1823) [P.J.F. Turpin]

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Ludwigia leptocarpa available from :

Ludwigia leptocarpa has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Coconut Creek Maple Swamp Natural Area Reported
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Ludwigia leptocarpa has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Ludwigia leptocarpa has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Marsh Lake
River Floodplain Lake

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Ludwigia leptocarpa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Humboldt, F.H.A. von, Bonpland, A., Kunth, K.S., Nova genera et species plantarum, vol. 6: t. 532 (1823) [P.J.F. Turpin]