Virginia buttonweed

Diodia virginiana

  • Virginia buttonweed
  • Virginia buttonweed
  • Virginia buttonweed
  • Virginia buttonweed
  • Flower name
    Virginia buttonweed
  • Scientific name
    Diodia virginiana
  • AliasDiodia virginiana, 米利堅葎, Virginia buttonweed
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Seashore, River, pond
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Virginia buttonweed

Virginia buttonweed (scientific name: Diodia virginiana) is an annual/perennial naturalized plant native to North America in the family Rubiaceae. It is found in wetlands and along the shores of paddy fields. The stem has four mausoleums, branched at the base and creeps in all directions to form a mat. A single white flower blooms from the leaf axils in summer. The flowers are tubular with four lobes at the tip.

Common name: Virginia buttonweed, scientific name: Diodia virginiana, origin: North America, Plant height: 10 to 80 cm, living Type: Annual, Leaf color: dark green, Leaf shape: oval to inverted lanceolate, Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf substance: slightly cortex, Leaf margin: serrated, Leaf length: 3-6 cm, Leaf width: 0.5-1.5 cm, Flowering place: leaf axils, Flower color: white, Crown: tubular with 4 lobes at the tip, Crown width: 0.8-1.8 cm, Flower length: 1.5 cm, Number of stamens: 4, Number of pistils: 4, Number of pistils: 4 4, Flowering time: August to September; fruit length: 0.8 to 1 cm; fruit type: berry; fruit shape: oval.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    V. buttonweed
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type an annual/perennial naturalized plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.8 cm

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