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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ludwigia microcarpa Michx.
Smallfruit primrosewillow

Ludwigia microcarpa
Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2015
In restored freshwater wetland
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

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

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and limestone sinkholes in the lower Keys.  We consider this native and extant on Big Pine Key and at Key West in the lower Keys.

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




Ludwigia microcarpa has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland
Pine Rockland
Sinkhole


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Ludwigia microcarpa
Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2015
In restored freshwater wetland
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden

Ludwigia microcarpa
Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2015
In restored freshwater wetland
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden