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Acorus americanus (Raf.) Raf.
USDA Symbol: ACAM
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Retention: Evergreen Leaf Venation: Parallel Leaf:
Fruit: Size Class:
1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AK , CT , DC , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , VA , VT , WA , WI Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Fresh Water Aquatic USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Johnstown, PANative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff