Bacopa rotundifolia (Michx.) Wettst. - Round-leaved Water Hyssop
Family - Scrophulariaceae
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Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - slow streams, lake and pond margins, swamps, ditches, sloughs.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species can be found scattered throughout most of Missouri. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its habitat, hairy stems, and opposite, round leaves. The plant can grow in submerged in water or at the water's edge. Submerged plant have a much more elongate appearance than those growing primarily on land.
Photographs taken at Rend Lake State Park, IL., 8-3-05.