Washington State Weeds

Floating Primrose-Willow

Floating Primrose-Willow

Ludwigia peploides

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Class: A
Other Names: creeping water primrose
 Why is it a noxious weed? It forms dense, fast-growing, floating mats that can displace native aquatic plants and wetland grasses. Mats can also lower dissolved oxygen and pH of the water, reduce water quality for wildlife and increase sedimentation.

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