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MARSH PENNYWORT Hydrocotyle vulgaris (Apiaceae) Creeping. Low-growing perennial and an atypical umbellifer. Found in short, grassy vegetation on damp, mostly acid ground. FLOWERS are tiny, pinkish and hidden by the leaves; borne in small umbels (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are rounded and ridged. LEAVES are round and dimpled with broad, blunt teeth. STATUS-Widespread but commonest in the W of region.
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MARSH PENNYWORT Hydrocotyle vulgaris (Apiaceae) Creeping. Low-growing perennial and an atypical umbellifer. Found in short, grassy vegetation on damp, mostly acid ground. FLOWERS are tiny, pinkish and hidden by the leaves; borne in small umbels (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are rounded and ridged. LEAVES are round and dimpled with broad, blunt teeth. STATUS-Widespread but commonest in the W of region.

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Date: 29 Jun 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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