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Genus: D

Danthonia
junegrass
Decodon
water loosestrife; water willow
Delosperma
hardy ice plant
Dennstaedtia
boulder fern; hay-scented fern
Deschampsia
tufted hair grass
Dianthus
Pink
Dicentra
wild bleeding-heart
Diervilla
bush honeysuckle
Dionaea
Venus's flytrap
Dioscorea
Chinese yam; cinnamon vine; wild yam
Dryopteris
eastern wood-fern; evergreen woodfern

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Decodon

(Lythraceae - loosestrife family)
One species, a US native.

Decodon verticillatus - Jul 31 Decodon verticillatus - Jul 31 Decodon verticillatus - Jul 27
verticillatus peren • ht 3-8' • zones 3-9

water loosestrife; water willow


native, moist - wet, sun
e and cent NA

This wetland plant often forms patches on the edge of ponds and sluggish streams, sometimes growing across the surface of the water in floating mats. Showy, deep-pink flowers appear on the arching, willow-like branches in July and August. At home in wet situations, but also does well and makes an interesting specimen in ordinary, moist garden soil. Note: Water loosestrife is related to the invasive exotic purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). Unlike purple loosestrife, however, water loosestrife is a native species and can ethically be cultivated.

cat # 4U7D
$10.95 each