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Hydrocotyle bonariensis (Largeleaf pennywort)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Hydrocotyle bonariensis

Hydrocotyle bonariensis Comm. ex Lam.

Largeleaf pennywort, Salt pennywort

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: hybo

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

Salt pennywort is a fleshy plant, 6–10 inches tall, with round, undivided leaves, 2–4 inches across, attached to the stem in the center of the leaf. The leaf edge is scalloped. The flower head is an umbel 2–3 inches across. Individual flowers are tiny, with 5 greenish-to-white petals.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FACW FACW
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-10-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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