Aquacide Blog — Water Pennywort

Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Ways to Kill Water Pennywort

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Water Pennywort (Hydrocotyle umbellata) is a very common perennial aquatic weed that will form dense mats that creep along shorelines of ponds, lakes and marshes. It has bright green round leaves that alternate on a long stem. These circular leaves are typically the size of a half dollar.  Long stems are attached at center of each leaf. Water Pennywort has delicate clusters of tiny 5-petaled white flowers. It reproduces from seed or roots. There is no known biological method of control. 3 control methods: 1)  Physical removal is an option for seed and root reduction. This method can be difficult...

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