|Scientific Name||Diodia virginiana||DA PLANTS Symbol||DIVI3|
|Common Name||Virginia Buttonweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||34790|
|Description||Habitat: Moist or wet soils in disturbed areas meadows, along streams.
Plant: Leaning, sprawling, mat-forming perennial; stems up to 3 feet long, reddish, rooting at nodes.
Leaves: Thin, very green, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate-oblong with pointed tips, 1-1/4 to 2-3/8 inches long; edges may be somewhat toothed.
Inflorescence: Small (3/8-inch across) white flowers with 4 pointed petals and 2 sepals; petals have soft hairs.
Bloom Period: April to October.
References: SEINet and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
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Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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