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Old 05-24-2013, 12:52 PM   #1
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plant ID please


Found this in my yard, is it pennywort?
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:15 PM   #2
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47 views and no one knows?
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:47 PM   #3
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Found this in my yard, is it pennywort?
No.
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:54 PM   #4
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It's certainly a hydrocotyle. All of the ones I'm familiar with in Florida have irregular leaf margins though. If you found it in the yard it is most likely Hydrocotyle umbellata, 'Dollar weed' 'marshpennywort'.
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Ok very good then, thanks! You guys are the best.
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Old 05-24-2013, 04:59 PM   #6
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Wow..who knew!
The Hydrocotyle genus has between 75 and 100 species[10] that grow in tropical and temperate regions worldwide[6] and a few species have enteredthe world of cultivated ornamental aquatics.[11] A list of selected species:[1][2][3][10][12][13][14]

Hydrocotyle americana L. — American marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle batrachium Hance
Hydrocotyle benguetensis Elm.
Hydrocotyle bonariensis Lam. — largeleaf pennywort
Hydrocotyle bowlesioides Mathias & Constance — largeleaf marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle calcicola
Hydrocotyle dichondroides Makino
Hydrocotyle dielsiana
Hydrocotyle heteromeria — waxweed
Hydrocotyle hexagona
Hydrocotyle himalaica
Hydrocotyle hirsuta Sw. — yerba de clavo
Hydrocotyle hitchcockii
Hydrocotyle hookeri
Hydrocotyle javanica Thunb.
Hydrocotyle keelungensis Liu, Chao & Chuang
Hydrocotyle leucocephala Cham. & Schltdl. — Brazilian pennywort
Hydrocotyle mannii Hook.f.
Hydrocotyle microphylla A.Cunn.
Hydrocotyle moschata G. Forst. — musky marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle nepalensis Hook.
Hydrocotyle novae-zelandiae DC.
Hydrocotyle prolifera Kellogg — whorled marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle pseudoconferta
Hydrocotyle pusilla A. Rich. — tropical marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle ramiflora
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides L. f. — floating marshpennywort, floating marshpennywort, floating pennyroyal
Hydrocotyle salwinica
Hydrocotyle setulosa Hayata
Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam. — lawn marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle tambalomaensis
Hydrocotyle tripartita
Hydrocotyle umbellata L. — manyflower marshpennywort, umbrella pennyroyal
Hydrocotyle verticillata Thunb. — whorled marshpennywort, whorled marshpennywort, whorled pennyroyal
Hydrocotyle vulgaris L.
Hydrocotyle wilfordii
Hydrocotyle wilsonii
Hydrocotyle yanghuangensis
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Old 05-24-2013, 05:15 PM   #7
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It's a long list for sure. The smooth leaf margins on that image is confusing to me. I'm not sure if it's growth pattern caused by conditions or another species I'm not familiar with in Florida. Curious to see what others think. The more common ones in Florida are

Hydrocotyle umbellata
Hydrocotyle prolifera
Hydrocotyle bonariensis
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
Hydrocotyle verticillata
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

All seem to have irregular margins.
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Interesting. I wonder if the one in my yard came from one of my or my neighbors plants that we have brought in-potted. She is big on gardening, and it has been raining a lot here the last few weeks.
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Old 05-24-2013, 06:37 PM   #9
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Does not look like Hydrocotyle to me.
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Old 05-24-2013, 07:00 PM   #10
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Does not look like Hydrocotyle to me.
It's not lol. It was driving me crazy so I decided to look it up when I got home. It's a Dichondra most likely carolinensis...


http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/129
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:32 PM   #11
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Thanks again. Amazing how you could find that.
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:09 PM   #12
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There was a persian proverb that said "Doubt is the key to knowledge"
Today...
Doubt + Google = Enlightenment LOL
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