Plant ID forum: Mazus (Mazus reptans); little spring 'weed'

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Mar 24, 2015 6:12 PM CST
I see these little plants growing, mostly in shady places. What are they?


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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Mar 24, 2015 6:16 PM CST
I believe that is Mazus reptans.
Mazus (Mazus reptans)
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Mar 25, 2015 8:22 AM CST
Thank you so much, Jay.

I put that little plant in a pot, just in case I wanted to keep it. Looks like a keeper to me! nodding Thumbs up
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