Asian ponysfoot (Dichondra micrantha) belongs to the Convolvulaceae (the Morning glory family). It is a perennial herb that is native to south-western Japan, the Korean peninsula and China. This herb grows in grasslands on mountain and roadsides, and it can reach 5-10 cm in height. It is also a creeping herb with hairy stems. The leaves are grayish-green, orbicular to reniform. The flowers are small white to greenish, 2-3 mm diameter, and bloom from April to August. The fruits are composed two round segments. It is used as a ground cover in a landscape.