Common Name: dollarweed (pennywort)
Species: Hydrocotyle spp. 
Bayer Code: HYDSS

This perennial weed is commonly found in very wet areas. Dollarweed can float in water. Plants reproduce from rhizomes, and have leaves that are on long stalks. Solid scalloped leaves are attached to the stalk on the underside and form an inverted "umbrella" shape. Clusters of white flowers form in late summer.
dollarweed (pennywort)
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dollarweed (pennywort)
dollarweed (pennywort)
dollarweed (pennywort)
dollarweed (pennywort)
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CharacteristicTypeDescription
Growth Season perennial weed 
Growth Habit prostrate, spreadingleaves on erect long petioles
Leaflet Number one 
Leaf Margin serrated/toothedscalloped
Leaf Hairs none 
Leaf/Leaflet Shape round 
Leaf Width 1 - 2 inches OR greater than 2 inches 
Leaf Venation palmatepetiole attaches to center of leaf and veins arise from this point
Leaf Arrangement alternate 
Root Type fibrous 
Flower Color white