Nonnative to Florida FISC Category 1 Invasive. It is native to many parts of the Americas, but it can be found on many continents and spreads easily to become naturalized. Water primrose is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the common names floating primrose-willow and creeping water primrose. Ludwigia peploides is morphologically similar to another noxious water-primrose in Washington State, L. hexapetala. The water primrose bears bright yellow flowers but can cause havoc if released in the wild. Ludwigia peruviana. It is potentially invasive. Physical Characteristics Leaves: ... Ludwigia peploides. Ludwigia peruviana is commly found growing in swamps, lakes and pond margins nearly throughout Florida. Species Overview. Ludwigia linearis. Raven – floating primrose-willow Subspecies: Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) P.H. 43(3): 143-148. If you need help with plant identification, please contact your county noxious weed coordinator. Ludwigia peploides ssp. It is potentially invasive. Ludwigia glandulosa. Habitat More on invasiveness: L. peploides is an amphibious plant living in ponds, lakes, ditches, channels and slow-running rivers as well as in humid meadows.It shows a high tolerance to different water levels. It is difficult to distinguish between the non-native species of Ludwigia and they are often incorrectly labelled so it may be necessary to seek expert advice. 2018. "Sexual reproduction of two alien invasive Ludwigia (Onagraceae) on the middle Loire River, France". Peruvian primrose-willow. 90(2): 143-148. Raven ... Non-Native Invasive Plants of the City of Alexandria, Virginia . Rejmankova, E. 1992. Creeping Water Primrose (Ludwigia peploides glabrescens) can spread aggressively in shallow wetlands and muddy areas. Raven – floating primrose-willow glabrescens (Kuntze) P.H. ... Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Used with permission. Ludwigia peploides - Creeping Water Primrose, Floating Primrose-Willow, Water-primrose.Ludwigia (Primrose-willow) is a large genus with over 80 species worldwide - it is found on every continent except Antartica. USDA, NRCS. Ludwigia spp. "Ecology of creeping macrophytes with special reference to Ludwigia peploides (H.B.K) Raven". Appearance Ludwigia peploides is a perennial herbaceous plant of wetlands whose sprawling stems usually grow flat along mud or the surface of the water. They are native to tropical … It is native to parts of Australia, New Zealand, North America, and South America. What is Water Primrose? Aquatic Botany. Ludwigia L. – primrose-willow Species: Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) P.H. Raven ssp. A non-native invasive plant.Originally introduced as an ornamental and water garden plant. Ludwigia alternifolia. Aquatic Botany. 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