Latin name: Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) Raven
  Pronunciation: lud-WIJ-ee-a pep-LO-i-dees

  Common name: Yellow water-weed
  Family: Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
  Habitat: Pools and slow streams, ditches, lakeshores,
  to 2000'
  Blooming period: May to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Ludwigia
  2) peploides
  Two ssps. (montevidensis and peploides) in SoCal
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