Taxon  Report   4284    
Hydrocotyle verticillata  Thunb.
Whorled marsh pennywort,  Whorled marshpennywort
Hydrocotyle verticillata
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hydrocotyle verticillata
© 2015 Steve Matson
Hydrocotyle verticillata
© 2014 Keir Morse
Hydrocotyle verticillata, 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 verticillata
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hydrocotyle verticillata var. triradiata
ICPN: Hydrocotyle prolifera
ICPN: Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata
More information about  Hydrocotyle verticillata
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 23, 2019).