All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Buttonweed</strong>
<em>Spermacoce prostrata</em> / Madder Family
Big Cypress Preserve, FL
Dec. 16, 2009

This was a very common roadside plant in south Florida. It could almost be mistaken for a member of the Mint Family because of its sq...
Buttonweed
Spermacoce prostrata / Madder Family
Big Cypress Preserve, FL
Dec. 16, 2009

This was a very common roadside plant in south Florida. It could almost be mistaken for a member of the Mint Family because of its square stem. However, the shape of the flowers and the whorled leaves indicate it is in the Madder Family.


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