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Ludwigia polycarpa

Ludwigia polycarpa Short & Peter

Manyfruit Primrose-willow

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LUPO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , NE , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil Description: Sand, Loam

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ludwigia polycarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ludwigia polycarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ludwigia polycarpa

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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