Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales? order assignment uncertain
Water Scorpion-grass, True Forget-me-not
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_m_scorpioides
June Floyd County GA
The inflorescence is a coil of stalked flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_m_scorpioides_b
Corolla larger than the native, with a short tube and 5 spreading lobes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.