Heartleaf Drymary (West Indian Chickweed)
Scientific Name -
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family - Caryophyllaceae
Weak-stemmed, spreading annual. Leaves opposite, kidney-shaped, bright green. Flowers greenish, small, in long, wide, spreading clusters with thin, easily broken branches. Flowers and fruits stick to clothing and/or hair. Reproduces by seed and stem fragments. Occurs in moist to wet woods and all disturbed sites. Occurs in Louisiana and Florida. Also found in the West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America, Tropical Africa, Tropical Asia and Hawaii.