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Digital Herbaria

Diodia virginiana

Diodia virginiana L.

Buttonweed, Virginia buttonweed

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

USDA Symbol: DIVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Diodia virginiana

Buttonweed

Rubiaceae

Location: E edge of ditch, 135 m south of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In mud & full sun. Subject to flooding. Alkaline, alluvial soil. Common in the community, often in dense colonies.

Description: Ascending perennial with fiberous roots, to 40 cm tall. Stalks forking in upper third. Leaves sessile, lanceolate, microsopically serrate, glabrous, to 1.5 x 6 cm, bright green. Corolla a 9 mm, white tube, flaring abruptly. Fruit not seen.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 6, 1987
Specimen number: 221

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0456
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SCXRB

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