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Bacopa monnieri

Herb-of-grace or water hyssop (Bacopa monnieri) is a native Florida aquatic weed. This species has detrimental effects on landscapes impacting native plants and animals as well as water quality, and degrades transitional areas of ponds, lakes and riverbanks. 

  • Scientific Name: Bacopa monnieri
  • Common Name: Herb-of-grace
  • Seasonality: Year-round
  • Soil Type: Wet
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic
  • Most Commonly Found: This aquatic weed is most commonly found in fresh and brackish waters.
  • UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Profile
  • Relevant Resources

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