|Scientific Name||Ludwigia leptocarpa||USDA PLANTS Symbol||LULE4|
|Common Name||Angle-stem Primrose-willow||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||27349|
|Family||Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)||SEINet
|Description||Habitat: Low wet areas in swamps, edges of ponds, streams and ditches.
Plant: Upright annual or perennial 1 to 5 feet tall, numerous branches; stems have longitudinal lines and are densely hairy.
Leaves: Alternate, broadly lanceolate, 1-3/8 to 7 inches long and 3/8 to 1-5/8 inches wide; petioles 3/4 to 1-3/8 inches long.
Inflorescence: Solitary flower heads on pedicels from upper leaf axils, each about 3/4 inches across, with 5 bright yellow obovate petals with narrow bases; and usually 5 green sepals and usually 10 stamens.
Bloom Period: August to October.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason, Missouri Plants and SEINet.
|BONAP Distribution Map
Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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