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  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 09 / 2021

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Roswell

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    Sstuder

Notes:

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!

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    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.
    Laura

    https://www.jstor.org/stable/41972400

    June 10th, 2021 at 11:11pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    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

  • Sstuder Apprentice says:

    Thanks Laura735! I think you nailed it! I appreciate your help 🙂
    Sandra

    June 10th, 2021 at 2:44pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    More images of largeleaf marshpennywort from Alabama Herbarium Consotium. Scroll & click the camera tabs.

    http://www.floraofalabama.org/Plant.aspx?id=5458

    June 9th, 2021 at 9:45pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    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!

    https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/163872-Hydrocotyle-bowlesioides/browse_photos

    June 9th, 2021 at 9:40pm

  • Sstuder Apprentice says:

    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

  • Sstuder Apprentice says:

    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

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Compare to bristly mallow.

    Bristly Mallow

    June 9th, 2021 at 7:57pm

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