- A plant of the genus Dichondra
- 1959, Landscape Architecture, volume 48-49, page 180:
- Native basalt was ground especially and mixed with concrete […] to form handsome deep gray blocks (18" x 18") which were placed in sand, the wide joints being planted to ponyfoot
- 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.