Ludwigia peruviana

Common Name(s): Peruvian water primrose

Non-Native to Florida

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.