Uruguayan Water Primrose

Ludwigia grandiflora

Description:
Uruguayan Water Primrose
Image © A Woods 2004
Facts:

This species was imported as a water garden plant. First recorded in the wild in Surrey, now also in Hampshire and Buckinghamshire.

It is an attractive but invasive aquatic species.

Introduced:

1998
Origin:
Central and South America
Location:
Southern England
Status:
Increasing
Problems:
Comments:
Invasive plant which can displace native species