Marsilea macropoda, bigfoot water clover

Category: Ferns & Allies
Family: Marsileaceae
Origin: southern US
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: none
Bloom Time: none
Height: 4 inches
Width: extensive
Exposure: part sun to part shade
Irrigation: low to bog
Cold Hardiness: 7 F
Description: Bigfoot water clover is a pretty tough fern -- native to the Hill Country. At first glance it might appear to be a weird oxalis. It is most at home in a wet shaded area, but will travel into full sun if watered.