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Ludwigia virgata Michx.
Savannah 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: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Ludwigia virgata available from :

Ludwigia virgata has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Reported
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Lakes Park Present Native
Miramar Pineland Reported
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Reported
Riverbend Park Reported
Winding Waters Natural Area Present Native

Ludwigia virgata has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods