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Ludwigia octovalvis, Jussiaea suffruticosa, Jussiaea erecta, False Primrose, Mexican Primrose Willow, Swamp Primrose

Ludwigia octovalvis, Jussiaea suffruticosa, Jussiaea erecta

False Primrose, Mexican Primrose Willow, Swamp Primrose
Family: Onagraceae
Origin: Florida native
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersInvasiveSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

This fast-growing plant is a small to medium size shrub with pretty yellow flowers. It can be invasive due to the small tiny seeds that spread from long pods in large quantities. It is found in marshes, and is common nearly throughout the state of Florida. Drought tolerant, full sun.


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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/ludwigia_octovalvis.htm