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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Bacopa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Bacopa repens (Sw.) Wettst.
Stem: prostrate to ascending. Leaf: 10--23 mm, generally obovate; veins > 6, palmate. Inflorescence: pedicel 0--25 mm, < to > leaf, slender; bractlets 0. Flower: sepals 4(5), outer 2.2--4.6 mm, narrowly ovate to elliptic, generally ciliate; corolla 4(5)-lobed, 3.5--5.9 mm, +- pink to white; anthers 3(4), 0.3--1.2 mm, little, if at all, exserted. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Wet soil or in shallow water; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: ScV (Biggs Rice Experiment station); Distribution Outside California: southeastern United States to South America; native to Caribbean, Central America. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug Note: Known only from Rice Experiment Station near Biggs, Butte Co., last collected in 1976.
eFlora Treatment Author: Kim R. Kersh & John L. Strother
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Bacopa monnieri
Next taxon: Bacopa rotundifolia
Citation for this treatment: Kim R. Kersh & John L. Strother 2016. Bacopa repens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15390, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.