Saururus cernuus, Lizard’s tail, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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Description

Saururus cernuus, Lizard’s tail, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

Aquatic animal habitat support:
Attractive Flowers:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Erosion Control:
Flood Tolerant:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Game Birds:
Herbaceous Emergent:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Native to Coastal Regions:
OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Perennial:
Pollinator support:
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Small Mammals:
Threatened / Endangered:
Waterfowl:
Wet soil (Tidal):
Full Sun:
Botanic Name (s): Saururus cernuus

Common Name(s): Lizard’s tail

Mature height : 1.5-4.5ft

Bloom Time:June-September

Bloom color:White

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun

Soil moisture: Wet

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Flood depth:0-12″

Native Habitat: Fresh tidal and non tidal marshes, swamps, shallow water

Notes: Fragrant flower, often forms extensive colonies

Flood Tolerant Erosion Control Fragrant

Average Wildlife Value: Game Birds Small Mammals Waterfowl

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Connecticutt, Rhode Island

Native Perennial

Native Herbaceous Emergent

Pollinator Support

Aquatic animal habitat support

Benefit
Use Ornamental: Water garden, Bog or pond area
Use Wildlife: Valued by wood ducks.
Use Medicinal: Also called “breast weed,” as it was used to treat inflammation of the breasts and other portions of the body. (Lamb/Rhynard)
Warning: The young shoots and leaves provide forage for cattle and sheep, but when overeaten this plant may be toxic. Humans should generally avoid ingesting plants that are toxic to animals.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds
Deer Resistant: High

Saururus cernuus is a medicinal and ornamental plant native to eastern North America. It grows in wet areas or shallow water, and can be up to about a meter tall.

Saururus cernuus, Lizard’s tail, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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