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Diodia virginiana

Diodia virginiana L.

 

Virginia Buttonweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderGentianalesGentians, coffee, gardenias, frangipani, many others
FamilyRubiaceaeCoffee, madder, and bedstraw family
GenusDiodiaFrom the Greek for “thoroughfare,” from this plant’s habitats
Speciesvirginiana“Of or from Virginia”

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Diodia virginiana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.

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Diodia virginiana (Virginia Buttonweed)

9/7/2005 · Memphis, TN · By Tim Chandler

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