Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Hydrocotyle americana L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

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Derek Anderson
Family Apiaceae
Hydrocotyle americana L.
American marsh pennywort, marsh pennywort
Hydrocotyle: from Greek hydor, "water," and kotyle, "a small cup"
americana: for America
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Status: Native
Plant: creeping, perennial forb; stems very thin; rooting from stems nodes
Flower: white, 5-parted; inflorescence an unbranched, flat umbel with 2-7 stalkless flower-groups per umbel (no umbellets); blooms June-Sept.
Fruit:dry, splitting into 2 seeds - fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Leaf:long, round to broadly oval, 1/4"-2 1/4" wide, 6-10 shallow lobes but not divided
Habitat: moist; marshes, springs, swamps
(Glossary)

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