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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Bacopa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst.
Leaf: generally 5--25 mm, narrowly +- obovate; vein 1. Inflorescence: pedicel 8--40 mm, generally > leaf; bractlets 2, near tip. Flower: outer sepals 5--7 mm, lanceolate to ovate; corolla 8--10 mm, white to pink or blue; anthers 0.6--1.1 mm, little, if at all, exserted. Chromosomes: 2n=64.
Ecology: Wet soil or in shallow water, disturbed wetlands; Elevation: < 180 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCo, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to southern United States; native to tropics. Flowering Time: All year
eFlora Treatment Author: Kim R. Kersh & John L. Strother
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Bacopa eisenii
Next taxon: Bacopa repens
Citation for this treatment: Kim R. Kersh & John L. Strother 2017. Bacopa monnieri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77310, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.