Alternate Name: Creeping Spilanthes
Family: (Asteraceae) Sunflower
Habitat: Stream banks, ditches.
Height: Ground cover, up to 1 ft.
Bloom Period: July - December
Description: Perennial. Creeping spot-flower spreads freely in suitable habitat to form a ground cover. Foliage is a dark, glossy green. Stems are red.
Propagation Tips: Not available commercially. Transplants easily.
The Wildlife Connection: Nectar source for bees and butterflies.