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Ludwigia curtissii Chapm.
Curtiss's primrosewillow

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Florida and the Bahamas.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on Big Pine Key. Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913, but several more recent collections are known. We consider this native and extant only on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys.

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Ludwigia curtissii has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native




Ludwigia curtissii has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland
Pine Rockland