Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)
A.k.a. water dragon. Common names come from the distinctive nodding raceme (flower cluster)which resembles a pale lizard tail. Tends to form colonies in favorable conditions.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic
Soil Type: Muck, Shallow Water
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun-Jul
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Little data available. Hosts the buffalo moth. Colonial habit provides cover for wetland species.