Color, pale yellow. A small, weak - stemmed plant, growing from 6 to 20 inches high. Flowers, minute, with yellowish petals. Leaves, small, 1/2 inch long, roundish or heart-shaped, the upper ones inclining to linear. April to September.

This modest spearwort will escape our notice, hidden under larger and more aggressive growths as it is, unless we are determined to find every treasure which the marshy ground contains. Near the coast, New York to Florida.