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Pennywort

Oboloaria virginica

Description:

This small plant is about 3" tall.

Habitat:

Moist forest floor

Notes:

The pennywort is hemi-saprophytic meaning it photosynthesizes some of its own energy but also uses fungi on its roots to absorb nutrition from decaying matter.

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JenKnight
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JenKnight

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 27, 2016
Submitted on Mar 27, 2016

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