Spermacoce ocymoides Burman f.. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Wet pine flatwoods, floodplain forests. Dist: FL, AL, MS, south through the New World tropics.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: I follow Ward (2011a) in provisionally accepting S. ocymoides as the correct name for our plant, until a more definitive rationale for its rejection in favor of S. prostrata is made.
Synonymy: = Ward (2011b); = Borreria ocimoides (Burm.f.) DC. – Bah, S; ? Spermacoce prostrata Aubl. – Fl5, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Florentin, Florentin, & Salas (2020)