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Diodia virginiana L.
Virginia Buttonweed, Buttonweed
Rubiaceae (Madder Family)
USDA Symbol: DIVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Buttonweed is a member of the madder family (Rubiaceae) which includes herbs, shrubs, and trees, with flowers borne in a branched cluster.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Notes: Stems prostrate to erect, up to about 32 inches long.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: 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
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording 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 0467 Collected Jun 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0456 Collected Jun 6, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 1119 Collected Oct 12, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Web ReferenceWebref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Diodia virginiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Diodia virginiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Diodia virginiana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: TWC Staff