Taxon  Report   4281    
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides  L. f.
Floating marsh pennywort,  Floating marshpennywort, Marsh pennywort
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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
© 1996 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).