Diodia virginiana L.
Virginia buttonweed, Buttonweed
Rubiaceae (Madder Family)USDA Symbol: DIVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: E edge of ditch, 135 m south of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
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.
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