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Scoparia montevidensis
Scoparia montevidensis
broomwort Plantain Family
Scoparia montevidensis Plantaginaceae
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English common name
Spanish common name
common names
  •tupiçaba (Brazil)
  •broom (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Scoparia montevidensis (Spreng.) R.E. Fries
rules for finding collection records
  •Scoparia montevidensis (318)
  •Scoparia excelsa (0)
  •Scoparia flava (4)
  •Scoparia glandulifera (1)
  •Scoparia grisebachii (4)
family name
  • Plantaginaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Daniel Dutra Saraiva, Rosângela Gonçalves Rolim, Flora Digital
Image License: Non-commercial with attribution
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Whorled
Plant Observed 3rd week of July thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (46%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
iNaturalist (31)
Weeds of Mexico (18)
Flora Uruguay (3)
SEINet (2) (1)
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