North Carolina Wildflowers

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Onagraceae > Ludwigia (Seedbox, Water-primrose, Water-purslane)

Hairy Primrose-Willow (Ludwigia pilosa) Hairy Primrose-Willow (Ludwigia pilosa)
Craven Co., NC 28 Aug 2005

Common in the coastal plain in wet ditches & pond edges.


Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia) Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia)
Carteret Co., NC
27 Aug 2006

Statewide and common in wet areas like ditches, marsh edges, etc.

Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia) Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia)
Carteret Co., NC
27 Aug 2006

Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia) Bushy Seedbox, Rattlebox (Ludwigia alternifolia)
Carteret Co., NC
27 Aug 2006

Common in the coastal plain and piedmont in wet savannas in NC.


Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow (Ludwigia linearis) Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow (Ludwigia linearis)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow, (Ludwigia linearis) Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow (Ludwigia linearis)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow (Ludwigia linearis) Narrowleaf Seedbox, Narrowleaf Primrose-willow (Ludwigia linearis)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006


Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella) Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Fairly common in savannas in the NC coastal plain (and rare in mountain bogs)

Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella) Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella) Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006

Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella) Spindleroot, Rafinesque's Seedbox (Ludwigia hirtella)
Harnett Co., NC
3 Sep 2006


Anglestem Primrose Willow (Ludwigia leptocarpa) Anglestem Primrose-Willow Ludwigia leptocarpa
Scotland Co., NC
1 Oct 2006

Common in the NC coastal plain in wet ditches, marsh edges, etc.

Anglestem Primrose Willow (Ludwigia leptocarpa) Anglestem Primrose-Willow Ludwigia leptocarpa
Scotland Co., NC
1 Oct 2006

Anglestem Primrose Willow (Ludwigia leptocarpa) Anglestem Primrose-Willow Ludwigia leptocarpa
Scotland Co., NC
1 Oct 2006

Anglestem Primrose Willow (Ludwigia leptocarpa) Anglestem Primrose-Willow Ludwigia leptocarpa
Scotland Co., NC
1 Oct 2006


Large-flower Primrose-willow (Ludwigia grandiflora) perhaps Large-flower Primrose-willow (Ludwigia grandiflora)
Orange Co., NC
30 July 2006


Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima) Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima)
Croatan NF, Craven Co., NC
12 Aug 2016
Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima) Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima)
Croatan NF, Craven Co., NC
12 Aug 2016
Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima) Seaside Primrose-willow, Harper's Seedbox (Ludwigia maritima)
Croatan NF, Craven Co., NC
12 Aug 2016

Narrowleaf Primrose-willow, Eastern Narrowleaf Seedbox (Ludwigia linearis)
Pender Co., NC
13 Sep 2009

Narrowleaf Primrose-willow, Eastern Narrowleaf Seedbox (Ludwigia linearis)
Pender Co., NC
13 Sep 2009

Narrowleaf Primrose-willow, Eastern Narrowleaf Seedbox (Ludwigia linearis)
Pender Co., NC
13 Sep 2009

Narrowleaf Primrose-willow, Eastern Narrowleaf Seedbox (Ludwigia linearis)
Pender Co., NC
13 Sep 2009



Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Common names from personal experience and supplemented by the following resources USDA plants website, Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and NatureServe.


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