Taxon  Report   4283    
Hydrocotyle umbellata  L.
Manyflower marshpennywort,  Marsh pennywort
Hydrocotyle umbellata
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hydrocotyle umbellata
© 2017 James Bailey
Hydrocotyle umbellata
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Hydrocotyle umbellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Hydrocotyle umbellata
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Communities: (many plant communities), Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Hydrocotyle umbellata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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).