Ludwigia palustris (L.) Elliott
Common Name: WATER-PURSLANE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Ludwigia palustris B. S. Walters

Margins of rivers and lakes in shallow water, often fruiting heavily on recently exposed banks; ditches and marshy ground. An easily recognized prostrate plant of wet places, the opposite leaves with ± diamond-shaped blades and bearing 4-merous flowers or fruit in the axils.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Lake County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Missaukee County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1755.