Acorus americanus (Acorus calamus) (Sweet Flag)

Latin Name: Acorus americanus (Acorus calamus)

Common Name: Sweet Flag

Communities: Sedge Meadow

PlantTypes: Forb

Sun: Sun

Height: 2-3 Ft

Color: Green

Flower Season: May-June

USDA: Acorus americanus (Acorus calamus)

Notes: Acorus americanus, or commonly known as Sweet Flag, has a fragrant sword-like foliage similar to an iris is the primary feature of this wetland species. Occurs in sedge meadows and along shorelines. A tough, adaptable plant for restored or created wetlands, Acorus americanus grows two to three feet in full sun to partial shade.

Acorus americanus (Acorus calamus)
Acorus americanus (Acorus calamus)

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