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Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven subsp. octovalvis
Mexican primrose-willow

General Information
Symbol: LUOCO
Group: Dicot
Family: Onagraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: HI   N
L48   N
PR   N
VI   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
JUAN2 Jussiaea angustifolia Lam.
JUCL Jussiaea clavata (C. Presl) M.E. Jones
JUOC3 Jussiaea octofila DC.
JUSUO Jussiaea suffruticosa Walter var. octofila (DC.) Munz
LUOCL Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven var. ligustrifolia (Kunth) Alain
LUOCM Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven var. macropoda (C. Presl) Shinners
LUOCO2 Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven var. octofila (DC.) Alain


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Onagraceae – Evening Primrose family
Genus Ludwigia L. – primrose-willow
Species Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven – Mexican primrose-willow
Subspecies Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven ssp. octovalvis – Mexican primrose-willow

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