Scientific Name - Diodia teres Walt.
Family - Rubiaceae
Freely-branched, spreading to semi-erect summer annual. Stem often reddish-purplish with lines of hairs. Leaves opposite, linear, usually light green in color. Leaf bases joined by membrane with several "hair-like" projections. Flowers tubular, white to pinkish white, leaf axils. Reproduces by seed. Common on infertile soils in the southeast United States, north to Connecticut, Illinois and Montana, and west to Texas and Arizona. Also found in Mexico, the West Indies, Central America and South America.