Eclipta prostrata
(False Daisy)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: False Daisy, Yerba de Tajo
    Synonyms: Eclipta alba, Eclipta erecta, Verbesina alba, Verbesina prostrata
      Lifespan: Annual
      Zones: N/A
      Type: Forb
      Bloom Time: June - October
      Status: Native

    Eclipta prostrata, or False Daisy, is native to all but the northwestern quarter of the United States. It is an annual that grows in wet areas, like moist fields, swamp edges, shores and ditches. It blooms from late spring into fall, with small white flowers.

    This plant looks similar to some other members of the genus. More information will be posted at a later time about differentiating other species.

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