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Marsilea mutica

Plant name: Pepperwart

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

Origin: NSW, QLD, WA, SA, TAS, VIC, ACT

Cultural notes: needs to be submerged in water, at least the depth of the pot, can survive in deeper water

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove old foliage

Tolerates: inundations and light frosts although it will die back

Foliage colour: Light green or a rusty brown

Plant spacing: 30cm apart

Recommended uses: water features and wetland plantings

Description: A plant that needs moisture to survive does best when underwater, with foliage floating on top.