Scirpus fluviatilis prov... Scirpus tabermontanii, Soft Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies and provides excellent cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. The leavesare 10–20 cm (4–8 inches) across on a stem which is floating by means of buoyant bulb-like nodules at its base above the water surface. The hardiest of the Justicia species, the Water willow grows 1-2' t... Leersia oryzoides, Rice cut grass, is a rhizomatous perennial grass growing from 2-4' tall. The purplish/... Schoenoplectus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl ... Schoenoplectus fluviatilis, River Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms very large colonies rather quickly. Photo Credits: The majority of the aquatic plant line drawings are the copyright of the University of Florida Center for Aquatic Plants (Gainsville). Most, but not all, have roots that hang in the water from the floating green portions. Nuphar occurs in quiet back waters along tidal creeks and rivers as well as inland ponds and swamps. Gre... Scirpus cyperinus, Woolgrass, gets its name from its fluffy ornamental inflorescence which stands at 4-5’and blooms from late July to early September. Growing from 1-2' tall, the inflorescence of Canada rush branches from a single point on the stem from July ... Juncus effusus, Soft rush, is a striking perennial wetland plant that grows up to 3' tall in full sun to part shade. Soft pale yellow flowers 7 - 11" surround a rich yellow center standi... Spatterdock is a member of the native floating leaf aquatic community. The fibre is very important for aboriginal people; it's great for weaving. Native Plants For Your Water Garden. Poin... Carex stricta, Tussock sedge, is one of the most elegant, fine textured sedges. One discerning characteristic of submerged plants is their flaccid or soft stems, which is why they do not usually rise above the water’s surface. Scirpus americanus has a medium spread rate and is a great stabilizer of pond banks and river banks. Blooming in April-June Orontium aquaticum is one of the first plants... Osmunda regalis, Royal Fern, adds an elegant and royal appearance to any water garden. We are a Plant Propagation Nursery of Native Australian Wetland Plants . Native aquatic plants. Emergent Plants. Most native plants have the advantage of being easy to grow, but the downside is that they can become untidy. 4. Algae are very primitive plants. Bristly sedge stands from 1-2 ½’ tall with wide light green foliage. Blue flag iris forms... Juncus canadensis, Canada rush, grows well in swampy meadows, boggy sites, and pond margins. Despite its name, Northern sea oats, has nothing to do with the sea. Schoenoplect... Scirpus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. Floating Plants. Some pond plants may be beneficial to local or migratory wildlife, and therefore, may want to be encouraged or at least not eliminated. Tape grass in Florida lakes can often hold a lot of bass and bream as well as shad and other bait fish. Click on whichever group of aquatic plants that you feel your specimen may belong to and work through the examples until you find it. 6/15: Aquatic Vegetation- Beneficial or Pest? about Joe Snow Aquatic Plants Sparganium american... Not only are Sparganium eurycarpum, Greater bur-reed, good for providing food and habitat for wildlife, these plants are also extremely useful for improving and maintaining water quality by absorbing nutrients and st... Symphotrichum novi-belgii, New york Aster, with slightly smaller blue flowers than New England Aster, thrives in a more permanently moist habitat. The challenge being that even some Australian native water plants can become aquatic weeds when grown outside their natural area. Eryngium aquaticum stands 3-4’ tall and blooms... Eupatorium fistulosum, Joe pye weed, is a 6-8' tall yet graceful plant which prefers moist areas and has a tolerance for a variety of soils. This perennial cool season grass is good for erosion control in moist areas. Stems taper to a bristle and r... Juncus gerardii, Saltmeadow rush, is a perennial wetland plant that grows on tide lines and along waterways from vigorous rhizomes forming small upright stands just over 1' tall. When planning to revegetate a wetland, you should consider researching the plants that are indigenous to the particular area. This section includes a wide range of Australian native aquatic plants ranging from moisture loving reeds/rushes to fully submerged aquatic species. This fairly long bl... Typha angustifolia, Narrow Leaf Cattails, are one of the most important native wetland plants, providing wildlife habitat, improving water quality and providing food for wildlife. Known for its arrowhead-shaped leaves, Sagittaria latifolia commonly grows submerged in shallow water or out of water on ... Sagittaria rigida, Grass Leaf Arrowhead, is found in swamps, bogs, marshes, and shallow waters in both mud and sandy soils. Looking straight down on the plant, leaves growing in ranks of three are visible. The fleshy green leaves of Menyanthes trifoliata pop out of the water giving way to a perfect little white flowers with tiny elegant hairs ... Mimulus ringens, Monkey Flower, produces deep to pale blue to lavender colored flowers with an attractive yellow center. In Washington State, many native aquatic plants have a wide distribution throughout most of the state and in some cases throughout North America. Wetlands Creations is a specialist nursery, growing only native Australian wetland (and wetland associated) plants. The key to making them look more like garden plants and less like weeds is to keep them very neat, cutting back long stems and trimming off dead foliage as needed. British Native submerged oxygenating pond plants; the only British Native Waterlily (Nymphaea alba) free floating surface cover pond plants - Water Soldiers and Frogbit; 2. Typically 1-2' tall with bright yellow daisy-like flowers surr... Sagittaria latifolia, Duck potato, is a vigorous aquatic perennial that typically grows 2-4’ tall. Scirpus americanus has a medium spread rate and is a great stabilizer of pond banks and river banks. Pointed broom sedge grows 1-2’ tall and provides great food and cover for song birds in wet meadow habitats. In the southeastern USA some great shallow water plants include Although it tolerates hot and humid summers quite well, it will not do well in severe... Rudbeckia triloba, Brown Eyed Susan, grows in moist to dry soils in full sun to part shade. Copper iris is the perfect plant for moist to wet soils in full sun but also to... Iris prismatica, Blue iris, is similar to Iris versicolor except for the narrower leaves. Scirpus atrovirens thrives in full sun to partial and blooms from mid June to late July with attractive dark brown almost black inflorescence. The rhizomes of Polygonum a... Pontederia cordata, Pickerelweed, is a common sight in quiet fresh water areas. Andropogon gerardii prefers slightly moist soils but is surprisingly drought tolerant once established. Hop sedge has a clump forming erect stature that makes it a nice... Carex lurida, Lurid sedge, is a versatile lower growing sedge that forms dense tufted colonies in full sun and loose patches in the shade. Native Water Plants A selection of Australian native pond plants and bog plants. Wicklein’s Water Gardens is a wholesale grower of aquatic and native upland and wetland restoration plants. Revegetating wetlands. The distinctive heart shaped leaves grow above the water... Schizachyrium scoparium, Little Bluestem, is a warm season, clump forming plant which prefers full sun and tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. In fact, Euell Gibbons called Cattails the "Superma... Typha latifolia, Broad Leaf Cattails, are one of the most important native wetland plants, providing wildlife habitat, improving water quality and providing food for wildlife. Growing 4-6' tall in full sun, Sw... Hippuris vulgaris, Mare's tail, has the appearance of a pleasant green bottlebrush growing in patches found primarily in the shallow areas of ponds, lakes, streams or any wet muddy shore where water levels fluctuate. Striking white snapdragon like flowers are a great addition to the garden in late... Cinna arundinacea, Wood reedgrass, is a strong competitor against Japanese stilt grass! These groups are: Algae. This hardy lakeshore perennial herb is typically found in shallow waters of pond edges, sedge meadows, marshes, alon... Iris versicolor, Blue flag iris, is a hardy lakeshore herbacious perennial typically found in the shallow waters of pond edges, sedge meadows, marshes, along stream banks and in forested moist soil wetlands. The Fragrant Water lily is one of the most commonly seen water plants. Common water-crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatalis) - this native oxygenating water plant is a member of the buttercup family. Its natural range is from Newfoundland to the Great lakes, south including Missouri, and Kansas and down to Florida and Texas. Scirpus acutus will grow from 0-1’ of water and is used to stabilize pond... Scirpus americanus, Three Square Rush, is a rhizomatous species that forms loose colonies growing 3-4’ tall. Swamp Rose is favored for its 2" fragrant pink flowers which offer nectar to bee... Rudbeckia hirta, Black-eyed Susan, grows in moist to dry soil and next to ponds in full sun to part shade. A Wetland Planting Guide is available in the "About us" portion of the website. Scirpus cyperinus is a clump forming fine textured broad leaf rush that is common in... Scirpus fluviatilis, River Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms very large colonies rather quickly. The feathery, freely hanging roots are purple-black. Verbena h... Vernonia noveboracensis, Ironweed, prefers rich, moist soils but it tolerates a wide range of soils making it great plant to use in naturalized areas or meadows looking for a subtle dab of purple bloom from its numerous tiny, fluff... Zizania aquatica, Wild Rice, is a native grass found in marshes, pond edges, lakes, and rivers has an extremely branched inflorescence which produces edible grains for humans and wildlife. A mature plant can spread up to 10” per year with... Orontium aquaticum, Golden Club, is a striking aquatic plant. Native plants are always the best choice for use in landscapes, restoration projects, storm water projects, and naturalized areas. The leaves of Marsh Purslane are highly variable in color, from green to slightly red-tin... Menyanthes trifoliata, Bogbean, grows in spongy bogs, marshes and shallow water along pond edges. The upright stems of Great blue lobelia produce a striking blue flower head which creates a wonderful ... Ludwigia palustris, Marsh Purslane, is a creeping aquatic perennial that grows along shorelines, in shallow water, and moist soils. Some algae are microscopic (planktonic algae). True floating plants are not attached to the bottom. The slightly drooping seed heads... Equisetum fluviatile, Water horsetail, is a fairly slender medium-sized Equisetum growing 1-2' tall in dense dark green colonies along shorelines and shallow water. Ranunculus flammula is a low growing perennial that pro... Rosa palustris, Swamp Rose, prefers moist, acidic habitats such as bogs, swamps, the edges of ponds and lakes or any poorly drained wetsoil. 5/18: Water Quality for Fisheries Management. Just under 1' tall, it can be grown individually or in nice tight clusters along shorelines ... Eleocharis obtusa, Spike rush, is typically one of the first colonizers of a freshly dug storm water basin or pond. Nutsedge has light green to yellow shiny leaves which arise in groups of 3 from the base of the plant and taper gradually to a pointed tip. Pink forms are more common, but a white form is shown here. Aquatic plants available. It displays white, buttercup-like flowers with yellow centres which provide food for bees, butterflies and other insects. Our range also includes a number of British Native plant starter packs suitable for various size pools and gardens.. More information is available in individual descriptions. In fact, Euell Gibbons called Cattails the "Supermarket... Verbena hastata, Blue Vervain, can be found in a variety if habitats including moist prairies & meadows, floodplain woodlands, moist thickets, along borders of rivers and ponds, marshes, moist basins and ditches. Flowers open about 3 hours after ... Hibiscus moscheutos, Swamp rose-mallow, is a fast growing cold-hardy plant. Most growth occurs during the Summ... Cyperus esculentus, Nutsedge, is often mistaken as a grass. 3. Therefore all orders placed after 22 November will be held and sent some time after 4th January 2021 when I get to them in the queue. other native plants.