WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: MANYFLOWER MARSHPENNYWORT (Hydrocotyle umbellata)
Groundcover for moist to wet locations. Can be aggressive, but a good lawn alternative since it can be mowed and holds up to pet paws.
Great cover for reptiles and perfect for pollinators.
Considered a pest in formals lawns when it can take hold due to OVERWATERING.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://naeb.brit.org/uses/search/?string=Hydrocotyle+umbellata
Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3906