E-Flora Florida globe3314.gif (543 bytes)COMMON  NAME
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GENUS
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Diodia virginiana Linnaeus
Buttonweed
Rubiaceae: Madder Family

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Axillary white flowers in sessile few-flowered clusters or solitary; finely pubescent stems

Florida Distribution Map
Description Annual herb
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands; disturbed sites and pinelands
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Branched prostrate or procumbent stems

Links

Flora of Missouri Checklist
Plants of Lick Creek Park Texas Checklist
Plant Viruses Online - Diodia vein chlorosis (?) closterovirus
Midwestern Wetland Flora
Synergistic combinations of clopyralid with other auxin-type herbicides for  buttonweed control.
Vascular Plants of North Central Florida Checklist


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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