In message Tue, 18 Mar 1997 03:10:30 GMT,
Liz Curtis <flacszil at ix.netcom.com> writes:
> Hi...and Help. :)
>> I've just been told I have two endangered plant species on some property
> I own in East Tennessee. (Water Purslane and Branch Burrweed). I've
> probably mispelled them both, I forgot to ask the government agency that
> called me to "spell" them for me.
> Looking for any information from anyone who knows anything about one of
> these species...or both.
> I am not a botanist...so I don't even know what they look like, let alone
> even existed before today. :)
> Please email me with any info you have, would really be a big help for me!
> Thank you! flacszil at ix.netcom.com Liz Curtis
Well, here is something on Water Purslane - Ludwigia palustris.
Very small, green flowers stalkless in the axils. Leaves opposit,
egg-shaped or oval, 1/2 to 1" long. Plant of wet places, floating
in water or rooted in mud. Blooms summer and fall.
Evening Primrose family.