General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Submerged aquatic herb.
N/A; submerged or floating aquatic.
Widespread in North America south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties; Cuba.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Freshwater streams and sloughs in swamps.
Permanantly inundated soils.
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Full sun to light shade.