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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Winter dormant. Blooms when wet and warm.|
|Habitats:||Water. Ponds, lakes, quiet streams, swampa, ditches, canals. This species can be seen in the Lower Hillsborough Flood Detention Area in Hillsborough County.|
|Recommended Uses:||Water garden, planting of surface water management pond. Often used as an aquarium plant.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic (always flooded) ----- to ----- Stays Wet|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Pond, lake, or stream bottom, Organic material (muck)|
Pollinated by bees and flies.