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shrubby false buttonweed
Spermacoce verticillata
shrubby false buttonweed Madder Family
Spermacoce verticillata Rubiaceae
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English common name
  •shrubby false buttonweed
accepted scientific name
  •Spermacoce verticillata L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Borreria verticillata (16)
  •Spermacoce verticillata (104)
family name
Image Author: W. John Hayden
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Flowers in whorls
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of July thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (18)
Weeds of Mexico (17)
Instituto Darwinion (4)
Flora Digital (1)
SEINet (1)
Cal Photos (1)
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