Plants of the Castlemaine District
Swamp Pennywort - a local native (Centella cordifolia)
Family: Apiaceae (Carrot, parsley family).
Occurrence: found in damp places such as edges of dams
and watercourses including Coliban Water Channel
- heart-shaped leaves along a rhizome
- bitter tasting leaves
- white to pink or purple flowers, petals 1.5 mm long