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Acorus americanus, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype
Sweetflag, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype

A rhizomatous species; sometimes misnamed Acorus calamus, an introduced species; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ACOAME01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Reproduces from seed or root cuttings.
Habitat: Swamps, shallow pond water, wet meadows.
Bloom Period: May to August
Flower Color: Yellowish-brown
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 5.6 – 7.2

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: No
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 70,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $192.00/lb

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