|Scientific Name||Ludwigia octovalvis||USDA PLANTS Symbol||LUOC|
|Common Name||Mexican Primrose-willow, Water Primrose||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||503565|
|Family||Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)||SEINet
|Description||Habitat: Moist environments; streamsides, wet ditches.
Plant: Upright perennial 1 to 5 feet tall, numerous branches.
Leaves: Narrowly lanceolate, petiolate to sessile up to 4 inches long.
Inflorescence: Solitary flower heads on pedicels from leaf axils, each about 1-5/8 inches across, with 4 bright yellow petals and 4 green sepals and 8 stamens.
Bloom Period: July to October.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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