Ludwigia maritima

seaside primrose-willow, seaside ludwigia, harper's seedbox
Family

Onagraceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

elliptic, lanceolate

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

yellow

Flower Petals

4

Flower Month

June - September

Height (meters)

1.0

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

perennial


Wetland Class

FACW

Field Characters

Capsules (fruits) on pedicels and sepals strongly reflexed, capsules short and 4 sided.

Cultural Information

Capsules readily shatter upon maturity.

Habitat

Savannahs, ditches, low pinelands.