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Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Lam.

Lawn marsh pennywort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderApialesIncludes carrots, celery, parsley, and ivy
FamilyAraliaceaeIvy family
GenusHydrocotyleFrom the Greek hydor, “water,” and kotyle, “a small cup”
SpeciessibthorpioidesResembling the genus Sibthorpia, which was named for Humphrey Sibthorp (1713-1797), a professor of botany at Oxford University where he only gave one lecture in thirty-seven years

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Hydrocotyle rotundifolia Lam.

 

Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (lawn marsh pennywort)

9/20/2013 · Mt. Watatic, Ashby, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (lawn marsh pennywort)

7/14/2013 · Ball Hill Trail, Leominster State Forest, Leominster, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 6 × 9" (16 × 23 cm)

Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides (lawn marsh pennywort)

7/14/2013 · Ball Hill Trail, Leominster State Forest, Leominster, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 7 × 9" (18 × 21 cm)

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