Marsilea vestita

Common Name:  Hairy Waterclover

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habit - wet habitats, forming colonies with spreading rhizomes. The leaves branch from the underground stems (rhizomes) and are the only part of the plant that is visible. leaves - have long slender petioles. The blades are palmately divided with four leaflets which are called pinnae

leaves - a closer look at the pinnae.