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Ludwigia linifolia Poir.
Southeastern primrosewillow

Family: Onagraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Ludwigia linifolia available from :

Ludwigia linifolia has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Ludwigia linifolia has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Ludwigia linifolia has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Wet Flatwoods