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Hydrocotyle bonariensis

Hydrocotyle bonariensis

Common name large-leaf pennywort
Family araliaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6)
Flowers greenish white
Size 6-12"
Light sun
Cultural notes place just below the water surface

Although I purchased this as a marginal aquatic perennial, its natural habitat is moist sandy areas. It is native to the southeastern US, where it grows mostly along the coast.

large-leaf pennywort
Petite white flowers

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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