Ludwigia polycarpa Short & R.Peter
Family: Onagraceae
false-loosestrife,  more...
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Ludwigia: named for Christian Gottlieb Ludwig (1709-1773), a professor in Leipzig
Plants: erect to sagging, perennial, 4"-40" tall forb, usually with many upper branches; stems 4 -angled, smooth
Leaves: alternate, mostly stalkless
Flowers: 4-parted, stalkless; petals tiny and green or absent; inflorescence a long, interrupted, leafy spike; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: swamps, marshes, wet prairies, streambanks
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
Ludwigia polycarpa image
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