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Dichondra carolinensis (Carolina ponysfoot)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Dichondra carolinensis

Dichondra carolinensis Michx.

Carolina ponysfoot, Ponyfoot

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s): Dichondra repens var. carolinensis

USDA Symbol: DICA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0712 Collected Apr 1, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dichondra carolinensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dichondra carolinensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dichondra carolinensis

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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