Gratiola neglecta Torr. - Clammy Hedge Hyssop

Gratiola neglecta plant

Family - Scrophulariaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Gratiola neglecta stem

Leaves - No info yet.

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Flowers - No info yet.

Gratiola neglecta calyx

Gratiola neglecta flower

Flowering - May - October.

Habitat - Muddy borders of ponds and lakes, in wet soils of a variety of habitats.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This little plant can be found throughout much of Missouri but is absent from much of the prairie region of the state and also in the northwest corner of the state. The plant can be identified by its viscid pubescent stems, small whitish flowers, thin leaves, and habitat. The long, thin pedicels of the flower are also a good characteristic for identification.

Photographs taken in Spencer, WI., 8-6-04.


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