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Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotyle vulgaris Family: Apiaceae
Hydrocotyle vulgaris     *     Marsh Pennywort


Flowering time: June-August. Perennial

Habitat: Damp or wet ground

Creeping, mat-forming growth habit, the flowers inconspicuous and often absent, pinkish-green with 5 petals. Round, shallow toothed leaves on erect stalks attached at centre of leaves. Hairy stems, rooting at nodes.

Sometimes host to the fungus Puccinia hydrocotyles


Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotyle vulgaris


Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotyle vulgaris
Marsh Pennywort, Hydrocotyle vulgaris
, Dorset. 2013

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