Distribution: Introduced in eastern United States and in scattered locations in southwest Washington and adjacent Oregon.
Habitat: Lawns and wet bottom lands.
Flowers: May - November
Origin: Introduced from Asia
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Annual, branched from the base, the stem up to 15 cm. tall and covered with spreading hairs.
Basal leaves rounded above and narrowed toward the base, up to 4 cm long and 15 mm. wide, irregularly toothed; cauline leaves similar but smaller, opposite.
Inflorescence a naked raceme that is longer than the proper stem, openly 4-10 flowered; calyx 5-cleft to the middle, 4-5 mm. long; corolla bilabiate, 7-10 mm. long, blue-violet, marked with yellow and white, the upper lip short and 2-toothed, the lower lip much larger, 3-lobed; stamens 4, one pair longer; stigmas 2, flattened.