plant-banner1

Plant Details

Diodia virginiana

Virginia buttonweed

Scientific Name:

Diodia virginiana

Common Name:

Virginia buttonweed

Plant Family

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

4 - 24 in

Soil Moisture:

mesic to hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

June - December

Bloom Area:

Coast, Piedmont, Mountains

In bloom

Common beside ponds, in ditches and other moist to wet habitats. Easy to overlook with its small flowers.

image

Paynter, Wilmington,

Close-up of flower

image

Developing fruit

image

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial d Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums