Decodon verticillatus

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Plant types and subtypes: Root Catalog, Trees & Shrubs, Perennials, Shrubs

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-8'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: purple, pink, lilac

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts birds, attracts butterflies, colonizing, cut flowers, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife)
  • Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife)
  • Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife)
  • Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife)
  • Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosestrife)

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Description

Decodon verticillatus

Also known as:

swamp loosestrife

,

Decodon verticillatus var. laevigatus

Scientific Synonyms:

water willow

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Lythraceae Loosestrife family
Genus Decodon decodon
Species Decodon verticillatus swamp loosestrife