Triodanis perfoliata

Common Name: 
Venus lookingglass, clasping bellwort
Scientific Name: 
Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl.
Family Name: 
Campanulaceae - Bluebell Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native annual or winter annual, reproducing by seed
upright, slender, branched near base, five angled
Growth Habit of Venus Lookingglass
Growth Habit of Venus Lookingglass
alternate, round to broad ovate, base heart-shaped, cupped, margins toothed, sessile
Leaves of Venus Lookingglass
Leaves of Venus Lookingglass
5-petaled, purple to blue, petals fused below, sessile; solitary or clusters to 3, axillary
Flowers of Venus Lookingglass