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Scientific Name: Marsilea spp.
•Delicate plant resembling 4-leaf clover.
•2 growth forms: can grow erect on long, think stalk; or can grow in slightly deeper water with leaves floating on surface. Usually found in moist soil or very shallow water.
This is an exotic plant. If you observe this plant growing in the southeastern U.S., please take the time to report its location on the EDD Maps database at www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.