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water primrose
Ludwigia hexapetala
water primrose Evening-Primrose Family
Ludwigia hexapetala Onagraceae
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common names
  •water primrose
  •false loosestrife
accepted scientific name
  •Ludwigia hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, H.Y. Gu & P.H. Raven
rules for finding collection records
  •Ludwigia grandiflora hexapetala (54)
  •Ludwigia hexapetala (33)
family name
  •Onagraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Andrey Zharkikh
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.4 to 2.3 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of October thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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Riparian
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