Shuttlew. ex Benth.
Florida betony is a hard-to-control perennial weed that emerges in the fall and becomes a problem in late winter and spring. It is easily recognized by the very characteristic white tuber that resembles a rattlesnake rattle. This weed also has square stems and produces white to pink flowers in the spring. It is found in the southern United States west to Texas and north to Virginia.
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Florida betony, back of leaf
Florida betony leaf arrangement
1/2 - 1 inch
very distinctive white rattlesnake tubers
pink OR white
white to pink flowers
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