Water Primrose - Ludwigia spp

Scientific Name: Ludwigia spp.

English Name: Water Primrose.

French Name: La Jussie.

5 Key Characters:
  • Flowers yellow.
  • Aquatic.

Lookalikes: None.

Habitat: Slow moving sections of rivers such as by bridges, étangs.

Flowering Period:

Status: Invasive alien. Property owners and the local river technicians are engaged in a battle to control the plant as it will quickly completely cover a body of water.

Photographed by Loire Valley Nature:

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