Largeflower Pusley

Scientific Name -
Richardia grandiflora (Cham. & Schlecht.) Steud.
Family - Rubiaceae

Creeping perennial, rooting at the nodes, with hairy, branching stems. Leaves opposite, hairy, narrowly elliptical, tapering sharply to points at both ends, with a petiole. Flowers white, blue,pink, or violet, about .8 inch (2cm) long, clustered at tips of branches. Reproduces by seed and stem fragments. Found in disturbed sandy areas and turf. Occurs in central and southern peninsula of Florida. Native to South America.