Ludwigia microcarpa Michx.

Small False Loosestrife


CC = 10
CW = -5
MOC = 5
SRank = S2

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Family - Onagraceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Ludwigia_microcarpa_stem.jpg Winged stem close-up.

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Leaves - No info. yet.

Inflorescence - No info. yet.

Flowers - No info. yet.

Ludwigia_microcarpa_flower.jpg Flower (with morning dew).

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Flowering - July - October.

Habitat - Fens.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This small species is rare in Missouri and can be found only in one or two southern Ozark counties. It is more common in states of the southeastern U.S.
L. microcarpa is easy to identify because of its habitat and small size.

Photographs taken at Shut-Ins Mountain Fen, Shannon County, MO., 8-10-03.