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Marsh Pennywort

A plant identified by its leaves as the flowers are quite inconspicuous. Wet areas, mainly on heaths.



Common Name Marsh Pennywort
Scientific Name Hydrocotyle vulgaris
Species Group Aquatic Plants
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Carrot family - Umbelliferea
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Distinctive round leaves in marshy places often the flowers are not visible!
Additional Identification Notes
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Aquatic Plants