Ludwigia peploides is morphologically similar to another noxious water-primrose in Washington State, L. hexapetala. 90(2): 143-148. Raven ... Non-Native Invasive Plants of the City of Alexandria, Virginia . 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. Floating primrose-willow, Ludwigia peploides, a Class A noxious weed in Washington, looks very similar, and they can be very difficult to tell apart - even for experts. "Ecology of creeping macrophytes with special reference to Ludwigia peploides (H.B.K) Raven". Foliage Leaves are alternately arranged and vary in shape and size, from lanceolate to ovate. Ludwigia linearis. 43(3): 143-148. Peruvian primrose-willow. It is native to many parts of the Americas, but it can be found on many continents and spreads easily to become naturalized. glabrescens (Kuntze) P.H. Its growth is favoured by water eutrophication but the plant is able to develop in oligotrophic environments. Habitat glabrescens (Kuntze) P.H. Rejmankova, E. 1992. Used with permission. Nonnative to Florida FISC Category 1 Invasive. Raven – floating primrose-willow Subspecies: Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) P.H. Ludwigia L. – primrose-willow Species: Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) P.H. Species Overview. Aquatic Botany. It is potentially invasive. Raven ssp. They can only be differentiated when flowering: L. peploides flowering stems typically grow prostrate and the petals are usually 1-1.5 cm and the anthers are 1-1.7 mm whereas L. hexapetala flowering stems grow erect and its petals Ludwigia peruviana. Ludwigia peruviana is commly found growing in swamps, lakes and pond margins nearly throughout Florida. They are native to tropical … A non-native invasive plant.Originally introduced as an ornamental and water garden plant. Illustration courtesy of University of Florida/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. The water primrose bears bright yellow flowers but can cause havoc if released in the wild. Appearance Ludwigia peploides is a perennial herbaceous plant of wetlands whose sprawling stems usually grow flat along mud or the surface of the water. Physical Characteristics Leaves: ... Ludwigia peploides. 2018. What is Water Primrose? 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. Ludwigia peploides ssp. Ludwigia spp. Ludwigia alternifolia. Aquatic Botany. Creeping Water Primrose (Ludwigia peploides glabrescens) can spread aggressively in shallow wetlands and muddy areas. 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. 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