Brazilian Waterhyssop (Bacopa egensis)


Bacopa Egensis, or more commonly know as Brazilian Waterhyssop, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Bacopa. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Bacopa Egensis or Brazilian Waterhyssop's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas and Louisiana.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Bacopa
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL)

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