Ludwigia repens J.R. Forster. Section: Isnardia. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Ditches, pools, and streams. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to TX, CA, and n. Mexico, north in the interior to TN, MO, and OK; Bermuda; West Indies; Central and South America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Reveal et al. (2003) proposed the name L. repens for nomenclatural conservation with a conserved type; if this proposal had not ben accepted, L. natans Elliott would have become the name of this species.
Synonymy: = Fl4, FNA10, GrPl, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, Tx, WH3, Wagner, Hoch, & Raven (2007); = Isnardia repens – S; = Ludwigia natans Elliott – F, G; = n/a – C