Botanical name: Hydrocotyle umbellata Family: Apiaceae (Carrot family)
Synonyms: Hydrocotyle ambigua, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, Hydrocotyle caffra
Many-Flowered Marsh-Pennywort is a perennial creeping herb, grown widely in the Americas and mainly native to Brazil. It is a long stalked plant characterized by round leaves with stalk attached in the middle like an umbrella. Numerous small white flowers are borne in simple umbels, somewhat exceeding the length of the leaves. Fruits are flattened capsules. It is an edible weed that can be used in salads or as a pot herb.
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