Rotala ramosior (L.) Koehne - Tooth-cup
Family - Lythraceae
Flowering - May - November.
Habitat - Marshes, ditches, lake margins.
Origin - Native to North American.
Other information - This species can be found throughout most of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its habitat, fleshy stems, opposite leaves, and tiny flowers.
Photographs taken in the Ozark Scenic Riverways, Shannon County, MO., 7-28-04, and off Lee Rd. 27, Auburn, AL., 9-15-05.