Kidney Weed

Dichondra repens J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

The plant is a perennial herb that has a creeping habit, with roots forming at the nodes. The leaves are kidney-shaped to circular. The base of the leaf is heart-shaped (cordate) and its apex emarginated or rounded. The upper and undersurface of the leaf are covered in fine hair. The tiny yellowish-green flowers can appear at any time of the year

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What habitats does Dichondra repens live in?

The plant often occurs in forest, woodland, and grassland habitat types. It can also be found in lawns, where it may be deliberately planted or come up as a weed

What is the distribution of Dichondra repens?

Tound in all mainland Australian states and Tasmania

How big does Dichondra repens grow?

Leaf sizes range from 0.5cm to 2.5cm

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