Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Saururaceae, Lizard's-tail family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lizard's Tail, Water-dragon
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Saururus cernuus   FAMILY: Saururaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saururus cernuus   FAMILY: Saururaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saururus cernuus 050-01-001   FAMILY: Saururaceae

 

Look for it in swamps, overwash pools in stream floodplains, ditches, usually where water ponds seasonally or periodically

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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