|COMMON NAME:||Mazus, Japanese|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Mazus pumilus|
|FEATURES:||Winter annual herb. Opposite oblong leaves with toothed margins. Low growing, no more than 8
inches in height at flowering. Plant primarily glabrous. Bilaterally symmetrical flower, white to purple
in color. Five sepals remain in star shape after petals dehisce.
|DESCRIPTION:||Winter annual herb becoming more common in turfgrass and ornamental situations. Very similar to a
violet in growth habit. Flower is unique and similar to many mints, such as henbit.