Plants of the Castlemaine District

Pennyworts - natives (Hydrocotyle species)

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Family: Araliaceae (Star-hair family).


Occurrence: The first three are common and widespread. Shiny Pennywort grows in seasonally wet places.

img1 Stinking Pennywort (Hydrocotyle laxiflora) Widespread and common. Leaves about 2cm across.
img1 Yellow Pennywort (Hydrocotyle foveolata) Widespread and common. Diminutive plant.
img1 Small Pennywort (Hydrocotyle callicarpa) Widespread and common. Leaves not deeply divided.
img1 Shining Pennywort (Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides) Leaves shining. Damp areas.