Smooth Waterhyssop

Other Common Names: coastal waterhyssop

(Bacopa monnieri)


Smooth waterhyssop has many branches with bright green leaves that are succulent and thick. Small white flowers can be tinged with blue or pink.


Smooth waterhyssop stems have many branches, each four to 12 inches long. Bright green leaves are succulent and thick, growing one-eighth of an inch wide and five-eighths of an inch long. Leaves grow opposite each other and can be slightly sword shaped with one vein. Small white flowers have four or five petals, are bell shaped, and can be tinged with blue or pink.


Smooth waterhyssop can be found in California, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.


seeds, rhizomes