elliptic, lanceolate, ovate
May - October
0.3 - 0.9
annual, biennial, perennial
Seed can be shaken from the ripe, persistent capsules. Seeds average approximately 15,000,000 - 21,000,000 per pound.
Grows in sandy or gravelly soils throughout south Texas and most of Louisiana. Ranges from North Carolina south to Florida and west to Texas.
Meadows, open woods, prairies, stream margins, and marshy areas.