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Ludwigia palustris (L.) Ell.
Marsh seedbox

Ludwigia palustris
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in English Botany, or Coloured Figures of British Plants, ed. 3 [B] [J.E. Sowerby et al], vol. 4: t. 510 (1865)

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America, the Greater Antilles, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Ludwigia palustris available from :

Ludwigia palustris has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Recorded as Present in Error

Ludwigia palustris has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Native

Ludwigia palustris has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh

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Ludwigia palustris
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in English Botany, or Coloured Figures of British Plants, ed. 3 [B] [J.E. Sowerby et al], vol. 4: t. 510 (1865)