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red spiderling
Boerhavia diffusa
Boerhavia diffusa
red spiderling Verbena/Four-o'clock
Boerhavia diffusa Nyctaginaceae
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English common names
  •red spiderling
  •spreading hogweed
Spanish common names
  •palo de agua
accepted scientific name
  •Boerhavia diffusa L.
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  •Boerhavia diffusa (133)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Irregularly shaped flowers, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru end of April

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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