Taxon  Report   4281 
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides  L. f.
Floating marsh pennywort,  Floating marshpennywort, Marsh pennywort
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
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Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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