Connecticut Plants
Virginia Buttonweed
Diodia virginiana L.

Virginia buttonweed grows in wild areas of Connecticut, but it is believed to be a recent introduction from coastal regions to the south.

  • Family: bedstraw (Rubiaceae)
  • Habitat: moist soil
  • Height: 6-18 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: mid-Atlantic and southeast US
Diodia virginiana L.
Diodia virginiana L.