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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.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Ludwigia curtissii available from :

Ludwigia curtissii has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Ludwigia curtissii has been found in the following 11 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Ludwigia curtissii has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland