Bacopa monnieri

COMMON NAME

Aeae, Water hyssop

TYPE

Groundcover

FAMILY

Plantaginaceae

NOTES

The solitary, axillary, bell-shaped flowers of these creeping, mat-forming, aquatic or semi-aquatic perennials are borne on slender pedicils. The small, white flowers are often tinged with blue or pink. The leaves are small, oval and shiny.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southern and Eastern India, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North and South America

NATIVE HABITAT

Found in a variety of habitats from mud flats, bare sandstone, sand, rocks, marshes, and brackish stream shores

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

nativeplants.hawaii.edu

wildflower.org



Bacopa monnieri