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|Family: Araliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hydrocotyle||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hydrocotyle verticillata Thunb.
Habit: Creeping. Leaf: petiole 0.5--25 cm, slender; blade 1--4 cm wide, round, peltate, shallowly, crenately, +- equally 8--13-lobed, or margin crenate. Inflorescence: peduncles 1.5--20 cm; spikes, occasionally forked, to 15-flowered, flowers whorled; pedicels 0 or short. Fruit: 1--3 mm, elliptic; ribs acute, evident.
Ecology: Lake margins, ponds, slow-moving streams, canals, seeps, springs, marshes; Elevation: < 1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: s NCoRO, n&c SN, s SNF, GV, CW (exc SCoRI), SW (exc ChI, SnJt), W&I, D; Distribution Outside California: to eastern North America, South America, Hawaii, southern Africa. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep
Synonyms: Hydrocotyle verticillata var. triradiata (A. Rich.) Fernald
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Lincoln Constance
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hydrocotyle umbellata
Next taxon: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Lincoln Constance 2016. Hydrocotyle verticillata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28611, accessed on September 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 28, 2016.