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Eryngium aquaticum L.
Rattlesnake-master, Rattlesnakemaster, Snakeroot
USDA Symbol: ERAQ
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
Scattered along the stiff, upright, branched stem, which grows 3-6 ft., are narrow, pinnately veined leaves. The individual, greenish-white flowers cluster into unique, globular heads.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Biennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, VA Native Distribution:
Coastal areas from s.e. NJ
& MS Native Habitat:
Coastal bogs & marshes; wet pinelands
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet, somewhat acid, soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || OBL || OBL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff