Page author: David Giblin
Ludwigia hexapetala
false loosestrife, water primrose

Distribution: Scattered locations throughout Washington; along Columbia River near Portland, OR, introduced in much of North America.

Habitat: Swamps, lakes, and streams.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from South America

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Ludwigia hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Zardini, H.Y. Gu & P.H. Raven
Publication: Syst. Bot. 16(2): 243-244. 1991.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ludwigia hexapetala in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ludwigia hexapetala checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Ludwigia hexapetala information.

E-Flora BC: Ludwigia hexapetala atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ludwigia hexapetala photos.

USDA Plants: Ludwigia hexapetala information.

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