Gratiola virginiana L. - Roundfruit Hedgehyssop
Family - Scrophulariaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
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Flowering - April - October.
Habitat - Ponds, sloughs, ditches.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This small aquatic species can be found in the eastern and southern portions of Missouri. It can be identified by its habitat, opposite leaves, short to absent pedicels, and globose fruits.
Photographs taken at Davis Ferry, Monroe County, AL., 3-25-06.