Dichondra caroliniensis Michx. - Carolina Ponysfoot
Family - Convolvulaceae
Flowering - February - November.
Habitat - Moist hammocks, floodplain forests, roadsides, lawns.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This weedy little species can be found throughout most of Alabama and is probably more common than is reported. The plant an be easily identified by its creeping habit, rounded leaves, and small, whitish flowers. This is a common lawn weed in the southeastern U.S.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Auburn, AL., 2-26-05.