Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3987

Marginal emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon

Look for it in marshes or submerged in water of natural Coastal Plain ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
4 sepals
4 petals
4 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Myrtales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Ludwigia arcuata   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia arcuata   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-01-019:
Ludwigia arcuata   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ludwigiantha arcuata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pondshore Seedbox, piedmont primrose-willow, Needleleaf Ludwigia


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image of Ludwigia arcuata, Pondshore Seedbox, piedmont primrose-willow, Needleleaf Ludwigia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_luar15_001_lvd

        

image of Ludwigia arcuata, Pondshore Seedbox, piedmont primrose-willow, Needleleaf Ludwigia

Keith Bradley    kab_l_arcuata_74898

June    Osceola County    FL

Petals longer than sepals; pedicels 15-35mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.