Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Largeleaf Marsh-pennywort - Hydrocotyle bowlesioides   Mathias & Constance
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AuthorMathias & Constance
DistributionVery recently discovered in NC in 2016 in Scotland County, specimens at NCSC and USCH. See the written journal account by Krings, Newton, and Liles (2017).

Native of Costa Rica and Panama; in N.A. AL, FL, GA, NC.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatShady lawn.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting -- no NC data.
IdentificationLike H. sibthorpioides, this species has small leaves, but they are not round. Instead, they are broadly ovate or reniform in outline, with 5-6 short, acute lobes, and a broad sinus at the base.
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