Wild Florida Photo - Bacopa caroliniana

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Bacopa caroliniana



Florida native


A frequent plant of marshes, pond margins and swamps throughout nearly all of Florida. The range extends through the southeastern coastal states from Texas into Maryland.
This low-growing plant has succulent hairy stems and ovate clasping leaves. The plant has a lemon odor and small blue flowers. The flowers have a five-lobed corolla, five sepals and four stamens.

Bacopa caroliniana is a member of the Plantaginaceae - Plantain family.