Specimen Information

Ludwigia grandiflora
Ludwigia grandiflora
(large-flower primrose-willow)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID238671
GroupPlants
GenusLudwigia
Speciesgrandiflora
Common Namelarge-flower primrose-willow
StateSC
CountySaluda
LocalityLake Murray, Little Saluda River area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaluda
HUC8 Number03050109
HUC10 NameLittle Saluda River
HUC10 Number0305010911
HUC12 NameLower Little Saluda River
HUC12 Number030501091105
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16137
Author:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2007
Title:South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Plan.
Publisher:South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Volume:2007
Issue:March
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16138
Author:Aulbach, C.
Date:2005
Title:Water Primrose 2005 Lake Murray, South Carolina.
Publisher:South Carolina Electric & Gas.
Volume:2005
Pages:6 pp
CommentsPresent in low densities for years; reservoir drawdown and subsequent refilling triggered rapid expansion. Estimated to cover 145 acres of shoreline in depths up to 17 feet.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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