Triodanis biflora (Ruiz & Pav.) Greene
Small Venus Looking-Glass is an upright annual reaching a height of 2 1/2 feet. It is found growing in disturbed soil or moist areas such as ditches along roadways. The blue flowers vary in width, ranging from 1/4-3/4 inches in diameter. The leaves of Venus Looking-Glass are approximately 1 inch long, 2/5 inch wide and clasp the stem. This plant is found in both the South Texas Plains and the Edwards Plateau region. The Small Venus Looking-Glass blooms in April and May. The leaves are consumed by white-tailed deer.
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