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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Araliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-01-004:
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort


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image of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyra_001_lvd

        

image of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hyra_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-01-004:
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3292

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Habitat: Stagnant to (less commonly) swiftly flowing waters of swamps pools, backwaters, blackwater streams, sometimes forming floating mats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple (not peltate)
Petioles 5-25cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/ Greenish
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 petals
Inferior ovary

Flowers in simple umbels

FRUIT:
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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