Common name(s): Floating Marsh Pennywort
Family: Apiaceae - Parsley Family
Species: Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
Commonly found: Marshes and Wetlands
Size: Leaves grow up to 3.16in long and wide
Origin: Non-invasive, native to North and South America
Description: The stem is creeping and is usually rooted in mud. The leaf stalk is attached in a notch on the side of the leaf. The leaf typically has 3-7 lobes. The plant is found at the margins of lakes, streams, or other fresh water. Floating Marsh Pennywort is native to North America but grows and reproduces very rapidly, a characteristic common among invasive species.