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06 / 09 / 2021
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This appeared and spread quickly. It looks like Creeping Charlie, but its got an ivy shape with lobes. Its also has tiny seed heads you can see on the lawn view pic. Ive tried to find out what this weed is and remove it, but with no luck. I hope WR can solve this mystery!
You both are welcome! Thanks for the confirmed ID Sandra!
Bobby, regrettably I don’t have any data to give a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to your ‘ Metro Atlanta & W Georgia’ question. You might be find the information helpful on the discovery in LA for this (new?) exotic species from the included link below. There is Plants of the World online’s distribution map for largeleaf marsh pennywort includes North Carolina & South Carolina also. Thanks to Sandra’s post & photos, we now know that this species is present in Roswell, GA.
June 10th, 2021 at 11:11pm
Thanks Laura! Sstuder’s third picture was a new wrinkle for me in regards to the pennyworts.
I am very familiar with the lawn marsh pennyworts. It seems that the large leaf marsh pennywort prefers more southern climates. Is it rather uncommon for Metro Atlanta & W Georgia?
Walter sure needs to give you a raise!
June 10th, 2021 at 6:42pm
Thanks Laura735! I think you nailed it! I appreciate your help 🙂
June 10th, 2021 at 2:44pm
More images of largeleaf marshpennywort from Alabama Herbarium Consotium. Scroll & click the camera tabs.
June 9th, 2021 at 9:45pm
Maybe one the species in the pennyworth (Hydrocotyle)? Possible the largeleaf marshpennywort (H. bowlesioides)? c Copy & paste the included link below to view images of the species. Click on mages to enlarge. Best wishes!
June 9th, 2021 at 9:40pm
If I could leave another pic youd see its densely covering the ground. With lots of tiny seed balls or flower heads.
June 9th, 2021 at 8:05pm
I see why youd suggest, but no. Each stem grows from a runner. It doesnt branch off. Also the Bristly Mallow leaves are more serrated.
June 9th, 2021 at 8:27pm
Compare to bristly mallow.
June 9th, 2021 at 7:57pm
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