Temporarily out of stock.Currently under propagation. The plant's... Polygonum amphibium, Water Smartweed, is a sprawling perennial with willow-like leaves, reddish stems, and clusters of small flowers found in shallow water along the margins of lakes, ponds, and streams. Do not allow it to dry out. The Conway Chain in Orlando, Lake Alice in Odessa, and many of Floridas clear-water rivers and natural springs contain a lot of tape grass. Juncus usitatus (Native Rush)Thin green cylindrical rush-like stems with tiny golden-brown coloured flower spikes during the warmer months. Nymphoides crenata - Inland NSW (Crenated Water Fringe (Inland NSW)/Wavy Marshwort)A variation or form of the species Nymphoides crenata that is found in inland northern New South Wales near Queensland border. Often used in aquariums. Often used in aquariums. An ability to discover basic information about plants in waterways is the foundation to solving a spectrum of problems that face our freshwaters today. Typha domingensis (Narrow-leaved Cat-tail)Tall narrow green grass-like leaves. Pale violet-blue to off-white flowers during the warmer months. A native of Western Australia. . American Lotus, Yellow Lotus: Nelumbo lutea; Native Aquatic and Wetland Plants: Arrow Arum, Peltandra virginica Myriophyllum papillosum (Water Milfoil)Green fine needle-like (or linear) leaves growing on creeping stems. Native aquatic plants. Native Water Plants A selection of Australian native pond plants and bog plants. Sometimes used in aquariums. Great for cool climate gardens. A great mat-forming plant for the wet area. Do not remove plants from the wild. Cyperus vaginatus (Flat Sedge)Erect green stems with very few rib-like bracts on top. Common water-crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatalis) - this native oxygenating water plant is a member of the buttercup family. Typically 1-2' tall with bright yellow daisy-like flowers surr... Sagittaria latifolia, Duck potato, is a vigorous aquatic perennial that typically grows 2-4’ tall. Prefers climate with low humidity and shelter from hot winds. Marsh marigold's heart shaped shiny foliage emerges in March and almost overnight is topped with bright yellow buttercup li... Carex comosa, Bristly sedge, is a member of the sedge family has a bristly bloom that acts like Velcro. Easy to grow and will tolerate shade as well as full sun. Not for Tas. Some people mistakenly lump all aquatic plants together, referring to them as “seaweed” or grass. Original price:$6.50 each. G... Carex lupulina, Hop sedge,  is a tall, shade tolerant sedge that has similar but longer seed heads than Carex intumescens. Grows in free-floating mats in still or slow-moving water. Great for coastal plantings as it is mildly salt tolerant. Easily breaks off to establish into a new area. Potamogeton australiensis (Thin Pondweed)A beautiful Australian native with rounded oval green leaves emerging on the water surface during the warmer months. Medium green strap-like leaves. Similar to the Victorian form, but the leaf sinus is open "V". Vallisneria nana 'Mainoru River' (Mainoru River Eelgrass)NEW! Floats just beneath the water surface. Nutsedge has light green to yellow shiny leaves which arise in groups of 3 from the base of the plant and taper gradually to a pointed tip. Tolerates waterlogging to highly moist condition. The free-floating plant, water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), is a non-native invasive plant in Florida and has been called "the worst aquatic weed in the world" by experts. Glossostigma elatinoides (Glossostigma)Egg-shaped or wedge shaped green leaves on trailing stems. Publications. We grow and deliver ornamental aquatics to local garden centers and designers. The feathery, freely hanging roots are purple-black. Native Ontario plant species for wetlands and adjacent habitats. Chasmanthium latifolium grows well in a variety of soils with varying moisture... Chelone glabra, White turtle head, is a deer resistant perennial perfect for shaded or woodland gardens with moist soil. Large green waterlily-like leaves with toothed edges can reach up to approximately 20cms in diameter if given room. Three Square Rush provides... Sisyrinchium angustifolium, Blue-Eyed Grass,  grows in moist, well-drained soil in damp open woods, slopes, and along stream banks in full sun to part shade. Emergent plants include cattails, flowering rush and bulrushes. 20% off sale Marsilea crenata (Scalloped Leaf Nardoo)Attractive emergent green four leaf clovers with distinctive scalloping leaf margins. Dense clusters of reddish brown spikes produced from the stems during the warmer months. Native aquatic plants can be difficult to find at common retail outlets. Nymphoides crenata - Variegated Form (Crenated Water Fringe - Variegated Form)Green waterlily-like leaves with distinctive toothed edges. This clump forming bold textured sedge has medium green foliage and a decorative seed head resembling medieval weaponry. Great both in ponds and aquariums. The AquaPlant website is designed to help land owners identify and manage plants in their ponds or tanks. Sometimes mistaken for a grass, creeping spikerush forms nice tight clusters of green... Eleocharis parvula, Dwarf spikerush, is a perennial with smooth round solid stems which form an oval spike flower on the tips. It is commonly found in shady moist habitat and is perfect for a woodland water garden. Crassula helmsii (Swamp Stonecrop)Short linear (or narrow lanceolate) green leaves on trailing pinkish-brown stems. Leaf lobes tend to overlap, especially on younger or new leaves. Native Aquatic and Wetland Plants. Always in limited supply. The Mud Plantain's thick spade-shaped green leaves may be found above or below the water surface along pond margins, mud flats, and marshes. More of a small grower than a medium grower. Blechnum penna-marina (Alpine Water Fern)Deep green pinnate fronds growing in a scrambling habit. Cyperus exaltatus (Giant Sedge)Tall growing green stems and bracts with reddish-brown spikelets produced during the warmer months. In many Florida waters, it requires constant management, known as maintenance control to … Panicles of golden yellow star shaped flowers during the warmer months. Emersed stocks available most times with submersed stock available occasionally. Three types of plants usually live in rivers and streams: algae, mosses and submerged plants. The purplish/... Schoenoplectus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl ... Schoenoplectus fluviatilis, River Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms very large colonies rather quickly. Milfoils, watershields, bladderworts, and other submerged plants Key Characteristics These plants are differentiated into stems and leaves. Poin... Carex stricta, Tussock sedge,  is one of the most elegant, fine textured sedges. Deer resistant an... Symphotrychum novae-angliae, New england Aster, is one of the most attractive and common asters that thrives in moist full sun meadows. Baumea juncea (Bare Twig Rush)Grey-green circular culm-like stems. All images used within this website is subject to copyright. Aquatic Plant Rule. The use of these images without prior written permission is strictly prohibited. Aquatic Mosses are small plants with delicate stems and small closely overlapping leaves. By using native plants in your pond, you’re growing the plants found in British streams, ponds and waterways. Sometimes used in aquariums. These plants are typically better for aquatic wildlife because they have evolved together. Native pond plants are also far less likely to cause harm if they end up in the wild. Heteranthera reniformis, Floating leaf mud plantain, has bright green glossy almost kidney-shaped leaves growing on sprawling stems with delicate light blue flowers during summer and early fall. This rule makes it illegal to sell, offer for sale, gift, barter, exchange, distribute, or transport these plants in the State of Indiana. Carex lurida is a great plant for soil stabilization along pond and stream banks... Carex muskingumensis, musk sedge, is found in moist meadows and along streams. Andropogon gerardii prefers slightly moist soils but is surprisingly drought tolerant once established. Not for WA. Tall grey green stemmed reed-like foliage. The stems and leaves of Cardinal Flower have a soft purplish tin... Lobelia syphilitica, Great blue lobelia, is an herbaceous perennial that grows in nice clumps from 1-3' tall. Goodenia humilis (Swamp Goodenia)A sprawling and carpeting native wetland plant. Fairly inconspicuous fine textured attractive dark green leaves with maroon stems f... Heliopsis helianthoides, Ox-eye sunflower,  blooms with a multitude of seemingly never ending yellow daisy-like blossoms. Stems taper to a bristle and r... Juncus gerardii, Saltmeadow rush, is a perennial wetland plant that grows on tide lines and along waterways from vigorous rhizomes forming small upright stands just over 1' tall. Native to Australia and Asia. They are found from shallow water to very deep areas (20-30 meters) in clear water. Aquatic plants available. Schoenoplect... Scirpus acutus, Hard Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies that provide wonderful cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. Native plants are plants that occur naturally in the region where you live. Limited stock. Similar to Cyperus alternifolius var. One of the more beautiful species from the genus Myriophyllum. Gre... Scirpus cyperinus, Woolgrass, gets its name from its fluffy ornamental inflorescence which stands at 4-5’and blooms from late July to early September. Flowers bloom after two successive months of temps  75-85 degrees. Panicles of tiny 3-petalled pink to off-white flowers produced during the warmer months. Some native water plants you may have heard of are listed by the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health for their aggressiveness, and are thus omitted from these lists. Baumea preissii (Broad Twig Rush)NEW! Very limited stock. Growing 4-6' tall in full sun, Sw... Hippuris vulgaris, Mare's tail, has the appearance of a pleasant green bottlebrush growing in patches found primarily in the shallow areas of ponds, lakes, streams or any wet muddy shore where water levels fluctuate. VERY LIMITED STOCK. Brownish-maroon marbling patterns over green leaves. Do not think of weeds or even cattails which will quickly get out of control in an earth bottom pond.Native plants prevent erosion, keep the water … While tolerant of flooding, it is not usually found growing in water but is very co... Eutrochium fistulosum, Joe Pye Weed, is a 6-8' tall yet graceful plant which prefers moist areas and has a tolerance for a variety of soils. Mazus pumilio - White form (White Swamp Mazus)The white form this species. Attractive panicles of white star shaped flowers during the warmer months. Also used in aquariums as a carpeting plant. This is the highest known submersed plant species diversity of any lake in the Adirondack Park. While some species do cause problems for boaters, swimmers, or anglers, many native species are desirable in lakes and ponds. Not commonly cultivated. Hop sedge has a clump forming erect stature that makes it a nice... Carex lurida, Lurid sedge, is a versatile lower growing sedge that forms dense tufted colonies in full sun and loose patches in the shade. Tape grass in Florida lakes can often hold a lot of bass and bream as well as shad and other bait fish. Lilaeopsis brisbanica (Native Water Grass)Tufty strong green grass-like foliage. Very limited stock. Small near white flowers produced in the warmer months. The Aquatic Plant Rule (312 IAC 18-3-23) designates 30 species of plants as invasive in Indiana. Just under 1' tall, it can be grown individually or in nice tight clusters along shorelines ... Eleocharis obtusa, Spike rush, is typically one of the first colonizers of a freshly dug storm water basin or pond. Most growth occurs during the Summ... Cyperus esculentus, Nutsedge, is often mistaken as a grass. Porcupine sedge spreads moderately from short rhizomes in full sun to partial shade. Sprawling habit. Dormant in winter, forming underground bulb or tuber. ft. of greenhouses and 6 natural ponds that we grow and harvest our plants from. A staple in any rain or butterfly garden this plant will attract loads of beautiful b... Glyceria canadensis, Canada Manna Grass, is a handsome rhizomatous perennial grass that thrives in moist areas and is perfect for wet meadows. Occurs from Canada to Texas, and east to Florida. This particular subspecies does not often produce flowers above the water surface. Marsilea mutica (Rainbow Nardoo/Water Clover)Floating or emergent beautiful four-leaf clovers which are often patterned with striking reddish-brown colours. We stock a range of Australian and West Australian native pond water plants. A great plant for the small water features. OR A staple in any rain or butterfly garden this plant will attract loads of be... Eupatorium perfoliatum, Boneset, is one of the most widespread of our native wetland wildflowers. Sprawling or creeping reddish-brown stems bearing parsley-like green leaves. • Roots: hanging Texas Native 10 Very limited supply. The largest of the duckweeds. Ottelia ovalifolia (Swamp Lily)Green strap-like emergent leaves in the warmer months and grass-like underwater leaves during the cooler months. Blue flag iris forms... Juncus canadensis, Canada rush, grows well in swampy meadows, boggy sites, and pond margins. Nymphoides crenata - Northern NSW (Crenated Water Fringe (Northern NSW)/Wavy Marshwort)A variation or form of the species Nymphoides crenata that is found in northern New South Wales. Attractive deep green leaves heavily marbled with deep purple patterns. Wide green blade of very flatten stems. Straw-brown spikelets (occasionally tinged red) produced during the warmer months. Growing 3-5' tall in dense dark green colonies this is a great choice for moist low spots where nothing else wil... Equisetum scirpoides, Dwarf horsetail, is a slender small-sized Equisetum growing less than 1' tall in dense dark green colonies along shorelines and shallow water. Golden yellow flowers produced in the warmer months. Myriophyllum variifolium (Variable Water Milfoil)Green to tinted red needle-like (sometimes toothed or forked) leaves growing on creeping stems. May be cold sensitive, hence not suitable for areas cooler than the temperate regions. Not for Tas. Although lacking true leaves or flowers, the upright stems of Dw... Eryngium aquaticum, Marsh rattlesnake-master, is an attractive silver blue flowering perennial that is widely underused in sunny poorly drained or wetland areas. From mid August through October, New England aster produces numerous flowers ranging in color from pale lavender t... Aster novi-belgii, New york aster, with slightly smaller blue flowers than New England aster, thrives in a more permanently moist habitat. Sometimes sold as the "Nymphoides variegata". The remarkable broad arrow headed leaves with wavy margins reach 2-4' tall in full sun to sha... Phyla lanceolata, Northern Frogfruit, is found in wet soils and is particularly common in moist forests, stream banks, and along the shores of rivers and lakes. Carex appressa (Tall Sedge)A sedge with green grass-like leaves with yellow-brown flower spikes during the warmer months. Philydrum lanuginosum (Woolly Frogsmouth)Sharp and hairy sword-like green leaves. Plug trays can be shipped via UPS. Myriophyllum papillosum var. Scirpus americanus has a medium spread rate and is a great stabilizer of pond banks and river banks. Juncus ingens (Giant Rush)Tall greyish-green reed-like stemmed foliage. Scirpus fluviatilis prov... Scirpus tabermontanii, Soft Stem Bulrush, is a rhizomatous species that forms dense colonies and provides excellent cover for waterfowl and spawning fish. Quite rare and not commonly available commercially An edible plant when prepared properly. Other British … Maximum 1m in height. about Joe Snow Aquatic Plants Water lily. Rare. They spend their lives under water or floating near the water's surface. Like its cousin the Cinnamon Fern it likes its feet wet and ankles dry and will form its own island like tussock as it matures. Tiny yellow fringed flowers. Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife)Tall shrub with narrow-ovate green leaves. Grows in very moist soil or in very shallow water. Like Tussock sedge, Fox sedge has... Cephalanthus occidentalis, Buttonbush,  is one of the most important native shrubs for helping to preserve water quality and for enhancing wildlife habitat. Th... Sorghastrum nutans, Indiangrass, is widely used in large scale roadside plantings, revegetation projects, prairie restorations, and many different types of erosion control projects because it grows well on disturbed sites and produ... Sparganium americanum, Lesser bur-reed, is one of several native species of this distinctive native plant. Growing from 1-2' tall, the inflorescence of Canada rush branches from a single point on the stem from July ... Juncus effusus, Soft rush, is a striking perennial wetland plant that grows up to 3' tall in full sun to part shade. Tiny lavender flowers produced in the warmer months. Potamogeton ochreatus (Blunt Pondweed)Long and narrow lanceolate translucent green leaves with rounded or blunt tips. This guide is intended as a portable reference. It displays white, buttercup-like flowers with yellow centres which provide food for bees, butterflies and other insects. These plants can have branched, stem-like, and root-like structures. Not for Tas. Wicklein’s Wholesale Wicklein’s Native Plants is a wholesale grower of native upland, aquatic and wetland restoration plants. Ludwigia peploides ssp. The AquaPlant website is designed to help land owners identify and manage plants in their ponds or tanks. Golden Club has bright yellow flower clusters (spadix) at the tips. Flowers open about 3 hours after ... Hibiscus moscheutos, Swamp rose-mallow, is a  fast growing cold-hardy plant. Dark brown spikes that resembles the shape of cigars. The thick stems of Scirpus fluviatilis stand 5-7’ tall and bloom in late July to mid August. Marginal, full aquatic and flowering varieties are available. It prefers full sun bu... Carex crinata, Fringed sedge, is a common sedge of cooler northern climates. Not for Tas. Slightly bronzed-green waterlily-like leaves with scalloped edges and a few purplish-brown speckles. Tiny white fringed flowers bourne by the leaf stem. Zizia aurea grows 1-2' tall in nice tight clumps about 12" in diam... © Copyright 2020  |  Aquascapes Unlimited Inc.  |  Pipersville, PA  |  Site Produced by, Symphotrychum novae-angliae* novae-angliae. Similar to "Marsilea angustifolia" except for the leaf shape. The only moisture loving Andropogon glomeratus, bushy beard, is usually found growing in low lying marshes and swamps of the eastern coastal plain of the United States. The leaves rarely taper with the water level. May be cold sensitive, hence not suitable for areas cooler than the temperate regions. It prefers wet to damp areas of the wetland margin. Potamogeton crispus (Curly Pondweed)Wavy or heavily convuluted edges on reddish or dark green translucent leaves on branching stems that grows towards the surface of water. Andropogon glomeratus is a narrow blue/green leaf in the summer followed ... Common in the Northeast, Andropogon virginicus, broomsedge, is a native clumping warm season grass that grows best in relatively infertile soil conditions which makes it a great choice for the dry compacted banks of stormwater basin... 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