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Jointed/Knotted Spikerush -Eleocharis interstincta 

Eleocharis interstincta
CALL M s 0.40 Br
Yes 32 1.10 Ln 4



Perennial up to 3 ft., forming large clumps in wetlands such as marshes, swamps, rivers, and streams. Found throughout Florida in Zones 8+. Stems and roots eaten by wildfowl.

Wet/Flood Tolerance * Zones 8+ * Marshes * Swamps * Streams * Wildfowl Food Source

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Lizards Tail-Saururus cernuus 

Saururus cernuus
CALL M s 0.40 Br




Perennial with "lizard's tail" shaped white flowers. Large green leaves. Plant can reach 3+ ft. Found in wetlands and margins of lakes, ponds, ditches, and wet swales. Planting depth marginal - 2 inches. Range includes Zones 7+. Sun-part sun and flood tolerance. Spreads quickly vegetatively.

Wet/Sun/Flood Tolerance *  Zones 7+ *  0-2″ Planting Depth *  Wetlands *  White Flowers

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Pickerelweed-Pontederia cordata 

Pontederia cordata
CALL M s 0.35 Br
Yes 34,053 0.75 Ln 4



Common perennial with long, green leaves that reach 3+ ft. Found near margins of various wetlands, lakes and ponds. Creates large colonies both vegetatively and by seed. Produces erect purple flowers. Planting depth 2-24 inches. Found in Zones 7-11. Sun-part sun and flood tolerance. Wildfowl/life value. Often planted with Arrowhead and Spikerush. Helps pull phosphates and nitrates from water and improve water quality.

Wet/Flood/Sun Tolerance *  Zones 7+ *  2-24″ Planting Depth *  Wildlife *  Purple Flowers

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Soft Rush -Juncus effusus 

Juncus effusus
CALL M s 0.40 Br
Yes 29,314 1.10 Ln 4



Yes 150 1.80 1g

Perennial up to 4 ft., forming dense clumps in wetlands. Grows on margins in moist to wet areas. Provides erosion control on banks. Planting depth 0-6 inches. Found in Zones 7-10. Sun and flood tolerance.

Moist/Wet/Sun Tolerance *  Zones 7+ *  Erosion Control *  Marginal-6″ Planting Depth

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Soft Stem Bulrush-Scirpus validus 

Scirpus validus
CALL M s 0.45 Br
Yes 17,683 1.10 Ln 4



A large rush that produces long and thick stems that can reach 7+ ft. Found in fresh water marshes and shallow water bodies. Planting depth 2-12 inches. Range includes Zones 7+. Sun and flood tolerance. Spreads quickly vegetatively and by seed. Inflorescences appear near top of leaf blades.

 Wet/Sun Tolerance * Marshes * Aquatic/Waterfowl Habitat * Zones 7+ * Large Size

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