River sage, Florida Keys sage, and Southern river sage.
It is in the Laminaceae, or mint, family.
A delicate, perennial wildflower that grows to about a foot in height and spreads out to make a type of groundcover.
Opposite and stalked with toothed margins and ovate shape. Leaf blades extend slightly onto the petioles.
Tiny blue flowers appear in the spring, summer and fall.
Forests, stream banks, moist areas with good sunlight.
It is native to Florida.
In the home landscape it grows in part-shade to full sun with moist soils, but not standing water. Any spot that gets a little extra moisture will allow this plant a place in your green space.
Small butterflies and bees use the flowers as a nectar source. Birds and squirrels will eat the seeds.
It is easily propagated from seed and also transplants very easily. One small piece with any rootlets will grow if kept moist.