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See also: Dichrondra
From the genus name.
dichondra (plural dichondras)
- Any of the genus Dichondra of prostrate perennial herbaceous plants with creeping stems.
1964, LAWNS GROUNDS AND COVERS, page 76:
- But the Agricultural Extension Services in several southern states have listed dichondra — a member of the bindweed family — under "weeds," where it appears by the name ponyfoot.
2007 August 16, Anne Raver, “A Connecticut Hillside of Feisty Beauties”, in New York Times:
- “That’s silver ponyfoot,” she said, using the apt common name for a kind of dichondra.
- (Dichondra): ponyfoot