Ludwigia polycarpa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyOnagraceae
Family (Traditional)Onagraceae
GenusLudwigia
Species:Ludwigia polycarpa Short & Peter
Common NameManyfruit Primrose Willow
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 4; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Campbell (KY), Daviess (KY), Greenup (KY), McCracken (KY), Union (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 1980

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000016740 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ludwigia polycarpa
31973000016739 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ludwigia polycarpa
31973000016743 Greenup Kentucky
KNK
Ludwigia polycarpa
31973000016742 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Ludwigia polycarpa
31973000016741 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Ludwigia polycarpa
TENN-V-0156968 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Ludwigia polycarpa
TENN-V-0156967 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Ludwigia polycarpa
TENN-V-0156966 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Ludwigia polycarpa
APSC0108233 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Ludwigia polycarpa
APSC0114074 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Ludwigia polycarpa
APSC0108601 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Ludwigia polycarpa
APSC0114073 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Ludwigia polycarpa
31234100555315 Ballard Kentucky 15 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3573
EKY
Ludwigia polycarpa
31234100755790 Union Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5244
EKY
Ludwigia polycarpa
31234100555331 Ballard Kentucky 30 Jul 1970 Raymond Athey
1158
EKY
Ludwigia polycarpa
31234100755808 Union Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 R. Hannan
5244
EKY
Ludwigia polycarpa
31234100555323 McCracken Kentucky 25 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3611
EKY
Ludwigia polycarpa
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