Florida Pusley

Scientific Name - Richardia scabra L.
Family - Rubiaceae

Prostrate and spreading summer annual with branched hairy stems. Leaves opposite, oval shaped, and somewhat thickened. Tubular flowers, white, clustered at the ends of branches. Distinguished from Brazil Pusley by presence of fruit with small bump-like projections and lack of thickened rootstock. Reproduces by seed. Found in the southeast, northeast, and midwest United States. Also occurs in Mexico, and Central and South America.