- Bellardia trixago is an annual herb that can grow from 6-28 in. (15-70 cm) tall.
- Leaves are green, opposite, sessile, linear to lanceolate, and 0.6-4 in. (1.5-9 cm) long with dentate to crenate margins.
- Flowers are 0.3-0.4 in. (0.8-1 cm) long, upper lip is pale purple and lower lip is white. Flowering occurs from March to May.
- Fruits are ovoid capsules, containing many small, oblong, rigid seeds that can be 0.02-0.04 in. (0.5-1 mm) long
- Ecological Threat
- Bellardia prefers disturbed areas including grasslands, roadsides, and fields. It is native to the Mediterranean.
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State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org
Invasive Listing Sources
|Common Name Reference:|| Weed Science Society of America Common Names List|
|Scientific Name Reference:||USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|