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Ludwigia sphaerocarpa

Ludwigia sphaerocarpa Elliott

Globe-fruit Primrose-willow

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Ludwigia sphaerocarpa var. deamii, Ludwigia sphaerocarpa var. jungens, Ludwigia sphaerocarpa var. macrocarpa

USDA Symbol: LUSP

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , LA , MA , MD , MI , NC , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: 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.

From the Archive

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-03-06
Research By: JAM

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