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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 11 / 2021

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Dunwoody

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    eddie

Notes:

This weed showed up last year in our mulch. Small leaves and very fine roots but forms a very dense matt that has choked out several other plants and small shrubs. Seems to love direct sunlight and shade under shrubs. Tried pulling it up and even removing the mulch/dirt, but keeps coming back. What is it, and how do I get rid of it?

Comments

  • eddie Registered says:

    Thanks Laura! Thats exactly what it is (the dime reference sealed the deal)

    May 6th, 2021 at 4:35pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome Jim!
    Laura

    April 26th, 2021 at 12:42am

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    Thanks for volunteering that one, Laura. I’ve had pictures of it that I would have probably had to post to get an ID.

    April 25th, 2021 at 9:30am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Also check out another species of the pennywort genus (Hydrocotyle ), the lawn marshpennywort (Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides). Copy & paste the included link below to view this species images. Best wishes!

    https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/view/2354

    April 24th, 2021 at 1:14am

  • Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    see https://www.walterreeves.com/landscaping/creeping-charlie-vs-pennywort-dollarweed-vs-dichondra-identification/?highlight=charlie

    April 23rd, 2021 at 1:05pm

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