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Bacopa monnieri (Linnaeus) Pennell
Herb-of-Grace, Water Hyssop
Veronicaceae: Family

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Glandular dotted, cuneate-obovate to spatulate leaves; corolla white or pinkisk, campanulate.

Description Perennial creeping  herb,  forming mats
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands; muddy shores

Links
Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants
Flora of Costa Rica
A List of Species Known from Aquatic Environments (brackish / fresh water) in the Hawaiian Islands
Vascular Plants of North Central Florida


Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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