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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-01-002:
Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hybo_004_lvd

        

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

Keith Bradley    kab_h_bonariensis_6291

January    Brevard County    FL

Canaveral National Seashore

Leaves peltate, orbicular to suborbicular, crenate, w petioles 7-20(30)cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

Keith Bradley    kab_h_bonariensis_6299

January    Brevard County    FL

Canaveral National Seashore

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm0502e_14

February    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm0502e_18

February    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_061221charleston09

June    Charleston County    SC

Isle of Palms

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm0309p_22

September    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm0309p_24

September    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5691

November    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5692

November    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

Flowers & fruit (often present at the same time) borne on a compound umbel, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5693

November    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

image of Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort

JK Marlow    jkm181110_5700

November    Horry County    SC

Myrtle Beach State Park

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-01-002:
Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY Apiaceae

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

 

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712

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Coastal Plain of the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Habitat: beaches, dunes, and moist sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - peltate
Alternate
Petioles 7-20(30)cm long

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

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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