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Plant Details

Decodon verticillatus

Swamp Loosestrife, Water Willow

Scientific Name:

Decodon verticillatus

Common Name:

Swamp Loosestrife, Water Willow

Plant Family

Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Lavender, Purple

Size in Feet:

8

Light:

Full sun

Soil Moisture:

Hyric, Sub-hydric, Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Natural lakes,limesink ponds, peatlands, and peaty swamps per weakley.

Stem

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Herb Amyx

Bloom

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Herb Amyx

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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