Smooth False Buttonweed Spermacoce glabra MichauxEndangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Rubiales   >   Family Rubiaceae   >   Genus Spermacoce   

Status:

The Baltimore City records are waifs from the Canton chrome ore piles collected by Clive Reed in the early 1950's.

Relationships:

Host plant for Tersa Sphinx Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Smooth False Buttonweed blooming in Smith Co., Texas (6/20/2012). In Maryland Smooth False Buttonweed is endangered and considered highly state rare. Photo by Sonnia Hill. (MBP list)


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