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Acorus americanus, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype (Sweetflag, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Acorus americanus, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype (Sweetflag, Midwestern U.S. Ecotype) seed

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

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: A rhizomatous species that reproduces by seed or root cuttings.
Habitat: Swamps, shallow pond water.
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

Tolerances:

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 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $140.00/lb

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