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CinBos 07-30-2013 01:14 PM

Plant ID needed
Found this plant in Raleigh, NC around the banks of streams, lakes, and ponds.

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Boredomb 07-30-2013 01:43 PM

Sorry I have no clue but it looks like a nice stem plant.

CinBos 07-30-2013 02:42 PM


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CinBos 07-31-2013 11:06 AM


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rexpepper651 07-31-2013 12:17 PM

looks like Ludwigia, Narrow Leaf or needle leaf to me but i could be wrong im just guessing here.

CinBos 07-31-2013 04:55 PM

Os ludwigia found in the US?

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rexpepper651 07-31-2013 05:04 PM

wiki says western us.

CinBos 07-31-2013 10:12 PM


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BWG 07-31-2013 10:27 PM

Ludwigias aren't just found in the western US. Florida alone has 30 species. I'm sure plenty of them occur in NC as well.

To me it looks like Hygrophila polysperma. A quick google search didn't show that be an invasive species in NC though. South Carolina yeah, but not North.

ao 07-31-2013 10:39 PM

yep, looks like a hygro to me

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