Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell.

Dense growth of Bacopa monnieri

Leaves are succulent and opposite

Flowers are five-petaled, white to lilac

Flowers are single, located at the stem nodes

  • Scientific Name: Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell.
  • Common Name: Bacopa, Coastal waterhyssop
  • Group: Dicot
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)
  • Wetland Indicator Category: OBL
  • Growth Form: Emergent
  • Grows in wetlands, muddy shores, sand flats, fresh or brackish shores, ditches
  • Native