Plants of the Castlemaine District
Shining Pennywort - a native (Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides)
Family: Araliaceae (Star-hair family).
Occurrence: Uncommon. Wet low lying areas. It sometimes grows in well-watered lawns.
- it is a small spreading plant, which roots at the nodes
- the leaves are shiny and may be untoothed or shallowly-toothed
- it grows in wet areas.
Photo 1: Herbarium specimen from Glenluce 1981. 2: Dense mat of Shining Pennywort. Anglesea.