Virginia Buttonweed (Diodia virginiana)


Diodia Virginiana, or more commonly know as Virginia Buttonweed, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Diodia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Diodia Virginiana or Virginia Buttonweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Diodia
  • Family: Rubiaceae
  • Order: Rubiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: N'EAST SWSS
  • State T/E Status: IN (T) NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (buttonweed) NJ (larger buttonweed)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 3(FACW) 6(OBL)

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