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Ludwigia alternifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: loam, sand

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: bog plant, dried flowers, fall interest, pond margin plant, showy fruit, stream margin plant, swamp plant

Ludwigia alternifolia (seedbox)
  • Ludwigia alternifolia (seedbox)
  • Ludwigia alternifolia (seedbox)
  • Ludwigia alternifolia (seedbox)

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Description

Ludwigia alternifolia

Also known as:

seedbox

,

rattlebox

,

smooth seedbox

,

squarepod waterprimrose.

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Onagraceae Evening Primrose family
Genus Ludwigia primrose-willow
Species Ludwigia alternifolia seedbox