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Ludwigia erecta (Linnaeus) H. Hara. Section: Pterocaulon. Yerba de Jicotea. Hab: Marshes, swamps, pineland ponds. Dist: FL; West Indies; tropical America; tropical Africa and Madagascar. Also in Coastal Plain of MS and e. TX, probably by introduction.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl4, FNA10, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.1, Mex, WH3, WI; = Jussiaea erecta L. – S, S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL

Heliophily: 7

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