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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


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spermacoce verticillata   FAMILY Rubiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Borreria verticillata

 

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1449

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Non-native: New World tropics

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins entire

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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