Wedelia is very attractive because of nearly constant
and prolific blooming. This virtuous plant can be used just
as a groundcover and is especially good for soil retention and
erosion control. It may be mowed to keep the plants low and
Farm animals have been known to abort fetuses after grazing on
There is a folklore medicinal use for Wedelia. Tea made from
the leaves was used to alleviate symptoms of colds and the flu.