Saururus cernuus L. - Lizard's Tail
Family - Saururaceae
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Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Swampy woods, pond margins, wet soil.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This interesting species can be found in the southern half of Missouri. The plant is very easy to ID in the field because of its drooping flower clusters and cordate leaves.
Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 7-13-02.