In this photo, you can see the flexuous or zigzag stem of the Zigzag Aster. Flexuous means bending or winding alternately from side to side.
How appropriate that this tiny milkwort is named after botanist J. Kunkel Small
Polygonella basiramiaThis plant has female flowers.
Polygonella basiramiaThis can be identified as a male by its black anthers.