Obolaria virginica 

Penny-leaf Pennywort

Names and Myths

Obolaria Greek obolos a coin

virginica of Virginia

Natural history / Folklore

Perennial occasional in moist deciduous woods, often on diabase.25 Hard to transplant due to being partially saprophytic obtaining nutrients fro decaying humus.46


Pale green to purplish stems, white flowers March to June.

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