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Diodia virginiana (Buttonweed)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Diodia virginiana

Diodia virginiana L.

Buttonweed, Virginia buttonweed

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: divi3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Buttonweed is a member of the madder family (family Rubiaceae) which includes herbs, shrubs, and trees, with flowers borne in a branched cluster.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Subshrub
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW OBL FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0456 Collected Jun 6, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 1119 Collected Oct 12, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0467 Collected Jun 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Diodia virginiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Diodia virginiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Diodia virginiana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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