OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-01-008:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rafinesque's Seedbox


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image of Ludwigia hirtella, Rafinesque's Seedbox

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_luhi_001_lvd

        

image of Ludwigia hirtella, Rafinesque's Seedbox

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_hirtella_rafin

August        

Plants glabrescent to hirtellous with long spreading [stiff] hairs, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 137-01-008:
Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY Onagraceae

 

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3289

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in savannas, rarely in mountain bogs, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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