Alisma subcordatum

Mud Plantain

Grows quickly in early spring; produces seed in the fall; ideal for vernal pools; provides food for pheasants and waterfowl.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Mud Plantain
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Characteristics:
    Single crown.
  • Habitat:
    Marshes, stream sides, muddy shores, pond margins, shallow water.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    April to November
  • Flower Color:
    White
  • Typical Height:
    3.3 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    8 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 7.0
  • Pollinator Value:
    Low
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    OBL
  • Midwest
    OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    OBL
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    OBL
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    No
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    825,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.2 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$192.00/lb

Description

Adapts to standing water during part or all of the year. Excellent for obligate wetland mitigation sites; provides nectar for pollinators. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, White

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LifeCycle

Perennial

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