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Dichondra carolinensis

Dichondra carolinensis

Common name Carolina ponyfoot
Family convolvulaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers green/white (spring-summer)
Size 2"

Perennial native weed, spreading by creeping stolons, with inconspicuous green-and-white flowers appearing from spring through summer. It started growing underneath our azalea, and appears to like the mostly shady conditions there, because it has expanded into a mat of tidy kidney-shaped leaves. I've left it alone, since it doesn't seem to be doing any harm and looks kind of neat.

This is a weed in our garden

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