24th April - Hydrocotyle hirta - Hairy Pennywort

Hydrocotyle hirta

Perennial herb with prostrate and ascending stems and branches, hairy especially on both leaf-surfaces and the upper part of the petioles; leaf blades orbicular-cordate to reniform, c. 6-25 mm diam., shallowly or more deeply 7- rarely 5-lobed; lobes obtuse, crenate-dentate; stipules obtuse-cordate, membranous, entire, often red-dotted.

Flowers from January to March but continues if moisture available.

Does well in a damp spot.

Doesn't seem to need any special management.