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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Wet prairie, cypress swamps.|
|Recommended Uses:||Use in water gardens or along the shallow edges of ponds.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of inundation with 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), Sand|
Fruit is eaten by birds and other wildlife.
Attracts various pollinators.