Tag Archives: Primrose-Willow

#NPOD Wingleaf Primrose-willow #Nativeplants

Wingleaf Primrose-willow – Native Plant of the Day 08/23/2017
Photo from 8/17/2013. Location: Riverwalk, Amnicola Marsh, Hamilton County, TN.
More info / photos at the Ludwigia decurrens detail page.

Wingleaf Primrose-willow, Wingstem Water Primrose, Willow Primrose, Upright Primrose-willow - Ludwigia decurrens

Wingleaf Primrose-willow – Ludwigia decurrens

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Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Creeping Water Primrose, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (07/27/2016.) Scientific name is Ludwigia peploides.  Photo below was taken in Hamilton County, TN on June 18, 2016. Go to the Creeping Water Primrose detail page for more information.

Creeping Water Primrose, Floating Primrose-Willow, Water-primrose - Ludwigia peploides

Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides

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Creeping Water Primrose – Ludwigia peploides – at Amnicola Marsh

When I stopped at Amnicola Marsh a few days ago to check on the status of the American Lotus (they were blooming), I noticed a bright yellow blossom on a prostrate red stem in the cracked mud bottom (we are in a drought, and the water level is very low at the Marsh.) Cindy asked what it was, and I told her I thought it was a primrose-willow (Ludwigia species.)

reeping Water Primrose - Ludwigia peploides

I chose to use the Creeping Water Primrose common name for Ludwigia peploides rather than another one commonly used – Floating Primrose Willow – because the drought we’re in had this plant many yards away from being floating.

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#Wildflowers of The Walking Track at Chattanooga Valley Church of the Nazarene

Several years ago the Chattanooga Valley Church of the Nazarene generously opened a walking track next to a creek on their property in Flintstone, Georgia and made it available to the public. My wife and I take advantage of that track from time to time, and have been surprised and pleased by how many wildflowers grow in the area.  Yesterday was a beautiful day, so we walked the track, and I went back later to photograph the wildflowers.  Here are a dozen native species blooming now along the track.

Green-headed Coneflower, Cutleaf Coneflower

Among the first wildflowers you notice along the creek is Green-headed Coneflower.

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Wingleaf Primrose-willow – Ludwigia decurrens – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Wingleaf Primrose-willow, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/16/2013.) Scientific name is Ludwigia decurrens.  Also known as Wingstem Water Primrose, Willow Primrose, and Upright Primrose-willow.  Photo below was taken at Amnicola Marsh in Hamilton County, TN on Aug 17, 2013.  Go to the Wingleaf Primrose-willow detail page for more photos and information.

Wingleaf Primrose-willow, Wingstem Water Primrose, Willow Primrose, Upright Primrose-willow - Ludwigia decurrens

Wingleaf Primrose-willow – Ludwigia decurrens

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Seedbox – Ludwigia alternifolia – Added to USWildflowers Database

Seedbox, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (08/11/2011.) Scientific name is  Ludwigia alternifolia. It is also known by the common names Smooth Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox, Rattle-box, and Square-pod Water-primrose.  Photo below was taken in the Walker County, GA on July 22, 2011.   Go to the Seedbox detail page for more photos and information.

Seedbox, Smooth Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox, Rattle-box, Square-pod Water-primrose - Ludwigia alternifolia

Seedbox, Smooth Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox, Rattle-box, Square-pod Water-primrose - Ludwigia alternifolia