Dichondra caroliniensis Michx. - Carolina Pussyfoot

Dichondra caroliniensis plant

Family - Convolvulaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Leaves - No info yet.

Dichondra caroliniensis leaves

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Flowers - No info yet.

Dichondra caroliniensis flower

Flowering - April - October.

Habitat - Lawns, fields, roadsides.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This weedy little species is a fairly new addition to the Missouri flora and has only been reported from two southern Missouri counties. The plant is much more common in the southeastern U.S.
This species is easy to identify becasue of its creeping stems, reniform leaves, and small flowers.

Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Auburn, AL., 2-26-05.