WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SOUTHEASTERN PRIMROSEWILLOW (Ludwigia linifolia)
Delicate native member of this genus with thin green leaves. Appears in the margins of my pond.
Larval host: Banded Sphinx Moth (Eumorpha fasciatus)
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Ludwigia
Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=521