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Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata

Hydrocotyle verticillata Thunb. var. verticillata

Whorled Marshpennywort, Water-pennywort, Pennywort, Money-plant

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall. Decumbent stems may be up to about 10 feet long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CT , DE , FL , GA , HI , LA , MA , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NV , OK , OR , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands. occasionally found in non-wetlands throughout Texas.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun


Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-14
Research By: NPC

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