Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1449

Subshrub, Forb
Perennial

Non-native: New World tropics
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
2-lobed calyx
4-lobed corolla
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Spermacoce verticillata   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spermacoce verticillata   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Borreria verticillata

 

COMMON NAME:
Shrubby Buttonweed, Whitehead Broom, Boton Blanco