pennywort or dollarweed
|COMMON NAME:||Pennywort or dollarweed|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Hydrocotyle umbellata|
|FEATURES:||Perennial rhizomatous herb. Leaves orbicular with stem attached to the center of the leaf.
Inflorescence a cluster of small white flowers. Fruit an aggregate of seed capsules.
|DESCRIPTION:||Common weed in coastal turfgrass environments. Plant size can adapt to frequent mowing. For
example, leaves can be reduced to approximately 1 cm diameter under fairway management
conditions and can expand to 6 to 10 cm when unmowed.