Scientific Name - Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
[Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.]
Family - Compositae
Annual with a prostrate to erect stems, rooting at the nodes. Leaves opposite, narrow, rough hairy with either smooth or toothed margins. Flowers white, in long-stalked heads. Reproduces by seed. Found in moist disturbed areas. Occurs in Massachusetts, New York, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, and Nebraska, south to Florida and west to Texas, Arizona, California, and Hawaii. Also occurs in Ontario, Mexico, the West Indies, Central America, South America, Tropical Africa, and Tropical Asia.