Saururus cernuus

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 Saururus cernuus subsp. var.  Lizard's tail
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USDA Zones: 5 to 10
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Saururus cernuus (Lizard's tail, Water-dragon, Swamp Root) 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.[1]

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Saururus cernuus, Linn. Lizard's Tail. Height 2-5 ft.: lvs. cordate, acuminate: fls. white, fragrant, in a spike which is nodding at the end; bract lanceolate; filaments long and capillary. In swamps and shallow water, Conn. to Ont., Minn., Mo., and southward. June-Aug. CH

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