Mecardonia acuminata (Walt.) Small - Water Hyssop
Family - Scrophulariaceae
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Flowering - July - September.
Habitat - Swamps, sloughs, low wet woods, sandy open knolls.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This little species can be found in just a few extreme southern Missouri counties. The plant can be identified by its squarish stems, long pedicels, and white flowers. This species also has two bracts at the base of its pedicels.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Auburn, AL., 10-7-04.