OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Bacopa innominata   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bacopa innominata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-05-002:
Bacopa cyclophylla   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bacopa stragula

 

COMMON NAME:
Tropical Water-hyssop


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image of Bacopa innominata, Tropical Water-hyssop

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_bacopa_innominata

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Leaves strongly clasping, mostly ovate. Corolla without a yellow throat, per Weakley's Flora.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Bacopa innominata   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bacopa innominata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-05-002:
Bacopa cyclophylla   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bacopa stragula

 

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3588

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Freshwater tidal muds, marshes, shallow water, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Nearly radially symmetrical
5 sepals
2-lipped 4-5 lobed corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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