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Bacopa caroliniana (Blue waterhyssop)
Cressler, Alan

Bacopa caroliniana

Bacopa caroliniana (Walter) B.L. Rob.

Blue Waterhyssop

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Hydrotrida caroliniana

USDA Symbol: BACA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height, though much of this emersed plant may be submerged.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL
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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-11-11
Research By: JAM

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