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Ludwigia decurrens

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Onagraceae
Rank  Species
Order  Myrtales
Genus  Ludwigia
Ludwigia decurrens US Wildflower Wingleaf Primrosewillow Wingstem Water Primrose
Similar  Ludwigia epilobioides, Ludwigia stipulacea, Ludwigia alternifolia, Ludwigia erecta, Mexican primrose‑willow

Ludwigia decurrens is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the common names willow primrose and wingleaf primrose-willow. It is native to the central and eastern United States.

Ludwigia decurrens Ludwigia decurrens Species from Eastern North America Comm Flickr

This species is an annual or woody perennial herb growing up to 6 feet tall. It has an erect form and a winged stem. The linear leaves are alternately arranged. The flower has four to five yellow petals.

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This plant grows in wet habitat types, often alongside Polygonum and Cyperus species.

This species has been shown to have allelopathic effects on other plants.

Ludwigia decurrens Ludwigia decurrens Wingleaf primrosewillow Discover Life
Ludwigia decurrens Ludwigia decurrens Wingleaf primrosewillow Discover Life
Ludwigia decurrens Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora Ludwigia decurrens Walter

References

Ludwigia decurrens Wikipedia


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