Ludwigia hyssopifolia

Ludwigia hyssopifolia

(Ludwigia)

FAMILY

Onagraceae

Species

Ludwigia hyssopifolia

Common name

Ludwigia

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow-orange; erect herb to 3 m tall

Distinguishing features

Plant usually in moist areas. Leaves to 10 cm long, 1-3 cm wide. Petals 4, yellow to orange, stamens 8, capsule to 3 cm long. Seeds dimorphic, seeds in top of capsule paler and shorter than seeds in lower portion, 0.5 v. 0.85 mm long.

Scan of Ludwigia