- Rocky open woods, prairies, fallow fields, railroads.
- Native to U.S.
- This little trailing species can be found throughout Missouri. It is much more common than the similar
which can only be found in the Ozark region of the state.
is a variable plant which can be nearly glabrous to sericeous. Steyermark splits the species into three varieties based on this variability. I will not go into those here.
Photographs taken at Whetstone Creek Conservation Area, Callaway County, MO., 5-4-04.
This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of
Weeds of the U.S.
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