Facelis retusa (Lam.) Schultz-Bip.
- Botanical Name
- Facelis retusa (Lam.) Schultz-Bip.
- Common Name
- Flora of Virginia Name/Status
- in Taxa Not Treated: Waifs
- First found as a lawn weed in Dinwiddie County, 1999. In 2013, it was discovered to be locally abundant on the Eastern Shore and in Suffolk City, suggesting that it has been spreading "under the radar." Additional collections by Pat Baldwin acquired by WILLI are beginning to fill in the range that will surely continue to broaden.
- An early-maturing, ruderal weed of lawns, sandy roadsides, clearings, and waste ground. Introduced from South America and widely naturalized in the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast states.
- Native Status
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