rustweed

COMMON NAME: Rustweed
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Polypremum procumbens
FAMILY: Loganiaceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual, possible Perennial
FEATURES: Low growing annual weed species, not exceeding 6 to 12 inches in height. Narrow, needle-like
leaves. Flowers white, four petal occurring in axils of leaves.
DESCRIPTION: Also referred to as juniperleaf due to resemblance of leaves to that of juniper. Plant normally
occurs on open or recently disturbed ground. Tolerant of lower fertility soils, drought conditions.
Plant turn orange to red in color at maturity.

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Flower size

Leaf Four petal flower

Leaf
Four petal flower

Leaf Narrow leaves

Leaf
Narrow leaves

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Whole plant