Ludwigia decurrens - Banner
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Location:  Collier County, Florida
Month of Photograph: February
Distribution Map: Ludwigia decurrens - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Onagraceae

Flower -- Frontal View

Onagraceae - Flower Frontal View "
Not all images on this page were photographed on the same day or at the same location. The precise location and date that specific photographs were taken can be obtained by email.
Ludwigia decurrens  occurs in the state of Arkansas. It can be found in Edwin Smith's book "Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas". However, the images shown on this page are from photographs taken in the Tall Grass Prairie, Osage County, Oklahoma.

Smith, Edwin. Keys to the Flora of Arkansas. Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press, 1994. Print.

Ludwigia decurrens - Flowering Branch Flowering Branch
For both text description and additional images, see the Encyclopedia of Life.
Ludwigia decurrens - Stem Stem
This species is not always woody as this images suggests. Some plants are annuals and have stems not woody at all. See Discover Life for images of this species that have herbaceous (not woody) stems.
Ludwigia decurrens - Flower Frontal View Flower, frontal view
Ludwigia decurrens - Leaf Adaxial Leaf, adaxial
The Leaves of this species are sometimes longer and more narrow than the imges appearing here. See the images at Discover Life for examples.
Ludwigia decurrens - Leaf Abaxial Leaf, abaxial
Ludwigia decurrens - Flower Lateral ViewFlower, lateral view
Ludwigia decurrens - Flower Lateral View Flower, lateral view
Ludwigia decurrens - Fruit

Flower, frontal view close up
Ludwigia decurrens - Flower Frontal View Close Up