Monday, January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018

Location: Lake Apopka, Macdonald Canal Boat Ramp

This is Hydrocotyle umbellata
Also known as Marsh-pennywort or Dollarweed.
It is used as ground cover in low, wet areas,
And has an umbrella-like (peltate) leaf.

(Special thanks to Jim Stahl for his help identifying this plant!)

Sources: UF|IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants - Hydrocotyle Species

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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