Whorled Marsh-Pennywort
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Whorled Marsh-Pennywort
ntroduced Photo: Gurcharan Singh
Common name: Whorled Marsh-Pennywort
Botanical name: Hydrocotyle verticillata    Family: Apiaceae (Carrot family)
Synonyms: Hydrocotyle prolifera, Hydrocotyle triradiata, Hydrocotyle australis

Whorled Marsh-Pennywort is an aquatic herb, 4 inches high, native to North America. It has long creeping stems that often form dense mats, often in and near ponds, lakes, rivers and marshes. Leaves are round, with the stalk attached to the middle of the leaf-blade. Flowers are white, arising in distant whorls on long, leafless flowering stems.

Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh Photographed in Delhi.

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