Photos: Ballingeary area, Co.Cork
New Zealand Pigmyweed
Tiny, stalked, axillary flowers, whitish-pink, 4-petalled. Fleshy, opposite, linear leaves. Slender trailing and/or erect stems. Rapid and invasive growth.
Garden escape or discard from ponds and aquaria. Grows on mud or in water.
First recorded in Ireland in 1994 from County Armagh. Increasing.
A very invasive introduction, garden escape or discard.
Also known as Australian or Swamp Stonecrop
New Zealand Pigmyweed. Ballingeary area, County Cork. October 2008.