Peruvian water primrose

Ludwigia peruviana-- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Ludwigia peruviana

Non-Native to Florida

Peruvian water primrose

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CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council's (FLEPPC) 2013 List of Invasive Plant Species

 

    Ludwigia peruviana is commly found growing in swamps, lakes and pond margins nearly throughout Florida. They are native to tropical America and bloom all year (Wunderlin, 2003).

    For brief control information, see Efficacy of Herbicide Active Ingredients Against Aquatic Weeds by K. Langeland, M. Netherland, and W. Haller.