Diodia virginiana L., Sp. Pl. 104 1753. (Syn: Diodia harperi Small; Diodia hirsuta Pursh; Diodia hispida Muhl. ex DC.; Diodia oblonga Raf.; Diodia tetragona Walter; Diodia virginiana var. attenuata Fernald; Diodia virginiana f. hirsuta (Pursh) Fernald; Diodia virginiana var. hirsuta (Pursh) Torr. & A.Gray; Diodia virginiana var. latifolia Torr. & A.Gray; Diodia virginiana var. virginiana ; Diodia virginiana f. virginiana ; Spermacoce virginiana (L.) A.Rich.);
C. & E. U.S.A. to NE. Mexico, Cuba as per WCSP ;
Alabama; Arkansas; Costa Rica; Cuba; Florida; Illinois; Japan; Korea; Louisiana;
Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southeast; Missouri; New Jersey; Nicaragua; North
Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Taiwan; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia as per Catalogue of Life;
Herb for ID : Atlanta, Georgia : 15JAN19 : AK-25 : 10 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Herb seen growing wild in the grass in Atlanta during visit in Oct,18.
Please look at Mitchella repens aka Partridgeberry which is native to Georgia, USA.
To me leaves look a bit different from images of Mitchella repens at
Can it be other closely related species ?
and the flowers are very different too
this is from virginnia plant soc\ they not only have photos but also on the same page bw line drawing showing the flower details. not m.repens
Yes, I see, thank you. Let’s try looking at Diodia virginiana.
Thanks, … I agree with your id of Diodia virginiana as per
Thanks for identifying this tiny herb.