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pennywort

1. a crassulaceous Eurasian rock plant, Umbilicus rupestris (or Cotyledon umbilicus), with whitish-green tubular flowers and rounded leaves
2. a marsh plant, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, of Europe and North Africa, having circular leaves and greenish-pink flowers: family Hydrocotylaceae
3. a gentianaceous plant, Obolaria virginica, of E North America, with fleshy scalelike leaves and small white or purplish flowers
4. any of various other plants with rounded penny-like leaves
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Floating pennywort was released into the wild by people dumping it from garden ponds.
To the authors' best knowledge, there is limited information on the effects of pennywort on the growth performance and fatty acid composition of broiler meat.
The highly invasive floating pennywort has been successfully eradicated from two sites in Northern Ireland to date with control ongoing at five other sites through a series of partnership projects.
Floating Pennywort is an invasive, non-native plant, originating from North America, introduced to the UK in the 1980s.
FLOATING PENNYWORT (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides) Brought to Britain for ponds, the plant forms dense mats killing off other vegetation and making fishing, and boating, impossible.
The harmless-sounding water primrose, the floating pennywort and parrot's feather are pond plants which have spread into the environment, clogging up water habitats.
Alpine Garden Society - North East England group, talk, The Kingdom of Bhutan: In Search of the Pink Pennywort, by Tim Lever, St Mary's Church Hall, Thornhill Road, Ponteland, 7.
Stomach contents (n = 14) contained common reed (Phragmites australis), water pennywort (Hydroelyle umbellata), giant reed (Arundo donax), spi kerush (Eleocharis caribaea), bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon), water hyssop (Bacopa monnieri), foxtail (Alopecurus sp).
Floating pennywort can grow at a rate of 20cm a day in the wild and water primrose can double in size every 15 to 20 days Gardeners can often unwittingly exacerbate the problem by disposing of unwanted pond plants without composting them properly.
Similar findings were reported for Floating Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides L.
Floating pennywort and floatingwater fern are awesome plants, which can grow 20cm in a single day and cause a range of problems including deoxygenating the water, killing fish and invertebrates, choking drainage systems and crowding out native water plants.