Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Naked-stem Dewflower - Murdannia nudiflora   (L.) Brenan
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Author(L.) Brenan
DistributionOuter Coastal Plain only.

Native of Asia; in N.A. -- Coastal Plain of the Southeastern states.
AbundanceRare to uncommon.
HabitatDry to moist soil of roadsides, cropfields, borrow pit.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting September-October.
IdentificationThis dewflower differs from the aggressive and weedy M. keisak in having multiple flowers per flowering stalk (pedicel) and not being an aquatic.
Taxonomic CommentsFormerly in the genus Aneilema.

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