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Hydrocotyle ranunculoides Linnaeus f.. Swamp Water-pennywort. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Stagnant to (less commonly) swiftly flowing waters of swamps pools, backwaters, blackwater streams, sometimes forming floating mats. Dist: NY, IL, MO, and KS south to s. FL and se. TX; BC south to CA, AZ, Mexico, Central America, and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, MC, Meso4.1, Mex, Mo2, NcTx, NY, Ok, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily ?: 5

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image of plant© Herbert L. Amyx | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© John Gwaltney | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷


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