Re: NANFA-- Plant ID, please

Dave Neely (
Fri, 31 May 2002 08:47:55 -0500


Looks like a water primrose, Ludwigia sp.
Was it rooted near the bank, growing out over the water's surface?

It <is> difficult to control outdoors, is an invasive species in some


>Hi folks,
>Would someone please ID this aquatic plant for me? Obtained this past
>Memorial Day in a farm pond in SouthWest Missouri (while bass fishing,
> >collecting fish). The catch of day was a sunburn and this plant. It's a
>rooted plant, with long, thick red stalks. The leaves float on the
>surface, some stalk-ends rise above the surface.
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