Bacopa caroliniana

Bacopa caroliniana

  • Bacopa caroliniana
  • Bacopa caroliniana
  • Flower name
    Bacopa caroliniana
  • Scientific name
    Bacopa caroliniana
  • AliasBacopa, Bacopa caroliniana, Blue waterhysso, Lemon bacopa, waterhyssop, ミズバコパ
  • Place of originsouthern United States
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Bacopa caroliniana

Bacopa caroliniana or water bacopa (scientific name: Bacopa caroliniana) is an evergreen perennial extractor plant (aquatic plants) in the family Plantaginaceae, native to the southern United States. It is used in biotopes and . It is used in aquariums and potted plants. Small blue to purple flowers bloom in summer from the water.

Alternative names: waterhyssop, waterhyssop, blue waterhyssop, Lemon bacopa, Taxonomy: Euphorbiaceae, Dicotyledonidae, Otome Athenaceae, plant height: 5 to 15 cm, Leaf length: 1 to 1.5 cm, Inflorescence: crossed-pairing, Leaf shape: oval to inverted lanceolate, Flower diameter: 1 to 1.5 cm, flower shape: tubular with four lobes at the tip, flower color: blue to purple, flowering season: July to September, fruit type: capsule-shaped.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Genus
    Bacopa
  • Species
    B. caroliniana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen perennial extractor plant (aquatic plants)
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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