Herbaceous Species

HERBACEOUS SPECIES                               

(All herbaceous plants can be grown in #1 and quart containers upon request) 



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UNIT PRICE BY QUANTITY                                                                                                    SIZE          50-99    100-2000      >2000
ACORUS AMERICANUS (sweetflag):  fleshy, perennial herb with long, sword-shaped, aromatic foliage.  Often found in standing water.  1-4’. OBL    
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
AGROSTIS ALBA (redtop): intolerant, sod forming grass of damp thickets and swales.  A good erosion control species with reddish green flowers. 2-3’.  FACW.
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
ALISMA PLANTAGO-AQUATICA (water-plantain):  herb of marshes and shallow ponds with basal, egg-shaped leaves and open, branched inflorescence.  To 3’. OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
AMMOPHILA BREVILIGULATA (American beachgrass): dominant grass of Atlantic coastal dunes.  Extend planting season w/containerized plugs.  2-3’. FACU
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
ANDROPOGON GERARDII (big bluestem): tall grass, found on dry, sunny sites.  Foliage turns from bluegreen to coppery in the fall.  To 6’. FAC
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
ANDROPOGON GLOMERATUS (bushy bluestem): moist or damp site grass.  Cream-colored, tufted inflorescence with pairs of hairy spikelets.  2-4’.  FACW+
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
ANDROPOGON VIRGINICUS (broomsedge):  common species of dry, open sites.  Like little bluestem, but leafier & flowers tucked inside bracts.  2-5’. FACU
2” Plug
Quart
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$2.75
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AQUILEGIA CANADENSIS (red columbine):  An erect branching perennial native to woodlands and rocky slopes. Boasts nodding, red and yellow flowers.  1-3’.  FAC
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
ASCLEPIAS INCARNATA (swamp milkweed):  ornamental plant of marshes, wet meadows & swamps.  Showy, pink flowers attract butterflies. To 6’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
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$2.75
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$2.25
ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA  (butterfly weed): striking, orange flowers in umbels.  Leaves lance-shaped or narrow, 2-5” long.  Dry fields and banks.  UPL
2” Plug
Quart
$1.15
$2.85
$1.05
$2.60
$1.00
$2.40
BAPTISIA AUSTRALIS (blue wild indigo): lupine-like, indigo-blue flowers in racemes up to 12”.  Shrub like in appearance liking full sun & dry soils. 3-4’.  NI
2” Plug
$1.15
$1.05
$1.00
BAPTISIA TINCTORIA (yellow wild indigo): well-branched 2’ perennial legume of dry, sterile, sandy soils.  Bright yellow flowers in summer.  1-3’. NI 
2” Plug
Quart
$1.15
$2.85
$1.05
$2.60
$1.00
$2.40
CALAMAGROSTIS CANADENSIS (bluejoint grass): common plant of bogs, swamps, thin woods and wet meadows. Can withstand partial inundation. 2-5’ FACW+

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
CAREX COMOSA (longhair sedge): clumping midsize sedge of wet meadows, swamps & freshwater wetland margins. Not rhizomatous. 1-3’. OBL

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
CAREX CRINITA (fringed sedge): grasslike sedge usually about 2-3’ tall.  Long heavy seed heads pendant when ripe.  2-4’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
CAREX INTUMESCENS (bladder sedge): low to medium, grasslike sedge of forested wetlands & wet meadows.  Seed is a bottle shaped inflated sack.  FACW
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
CAREX LURIDA (shallow sedge): similar to fringed sedge except seedheads are much thicker and shorter and do not hang down when ripe.  To 3’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
CAREX PENSYLVANICA (Pennsylvania sedge): low-growing, fine-textured sedge of drywoods, sandy soils and pine barrens.  Rhizomatous, thin groundcover. 8-10”. NI
2” Plug
$1.15
$1.05
$1.00
CAREX SCOPARIA (broom sedge): mid-size sedge of open wet to dry meadows.  Common name comes from the broom-like inflorescence.  1-3’.  FACW
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
CAREX STIPATA (awl-fruited sedge): non-rhizomatous sedge of swampy woods & meadows. Tolerant of partial shade & drought.  1-3’. OBL
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
CAREX STRICTA (tussock sedge): grasslike sedge of marshes & swamps, forms large hummocks.  Fine-textured foliage & slender seedheads.  To 3’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
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$2.75
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$2.25
CAREX VULPINOIDEA (fox sedge): grasslike sedge of freshwater marshes & wet meadows.  Slow growing and can tolerate partial shade. To 3’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$0.80
$2.25
CHASMANTHIUM LATIFOLIUM (northern sea oats): native to streambanks spreading by rhizome & seed. Panicles of flattened oats in summer.  3-5’.  FACW
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
CHELONE GLABRA (turtlehead): ornamental wetland plant with tight, terminal clusters of white, tubular, two-lipped flowers resembling turtle heads.  2-3’. OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$0.80
$2.25
COREOPSIS LANCEOLATA (lanceleaf tickseed):  flat, solitary,  yellow flowers in early summer.  Colonizes in poor, well drained soils.  Drought tolerant.  1-2’.  FACU
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
DANTHONIA SPICATA (poverty grass): bunchgrass that thrives on poor soils of open woods, dry meadows & old fields. Dense rosettes of curly, wiry leaves. 1-2’ UPL

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
DISTICHLIS SPICATA (spike grass): very common, low growing, rhizomatous grass of high salt marshes.  Usually grows with Spartina patens. To 4’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
$0.90
$0.80
$0.75

DRYOPTERIS MARGINALIS (marginal woodfern): clump forming fern of dry, shady conditions.  Light green turning dark green by late summer.  1-2’.  FACU-

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25

ECHINACEA PURPUREA (purple coneflower): showy 2’perennial with pink to magenta flowers on stiff stems held above a basal rosette of coarse leaves.  FACU
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25

ELEOCHARIS OBTUSA (blunt spikerush): low-growing plant of wet meadows, ditches & shallow ponds.  Small terminal seed heads.  To 2’. OBL

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80

ELYMUS RIPARIUS (riverbank wild-rye): medium tall grass of low, rich, moist soil of streambanks and margins of shaded woods.  2-4’. FACW 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75

ELYMUS VIRGINICUS (Virginia wild-rye): medium to tall perennial grass of moist woods, meadows & freshwater marshes.  Tolerates light shade. 2-4’. FACW- 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75

EUPATORIUM COELESTINUM (blue mistflower): adaptable perennial of sandy coastal marshes to drier inland meadows.  Ornamental lavender flowers.  1-2’. FAC
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$0.80
$2.25

EUPATORIUM FISTULOSUM (trumpetweed): large clusters of dull, pink flowers from July to September.  Fragrance is an attraction to butterflies.  Up to 10’.  FACW.
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80

EUPATORIUM MACULATUM (spotted joe-pye): perennial of wet meadows, ditches & pond shores. Flat-topped heads of pink flowers. 4-6’ . FACW
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$0.80
$2.25
EUPATORIUM PERFOLIATUM (boneset): flat-topped, coarse-leaved perennial with clusters of ivory flowers.  Found in low woods & wet meadows. 2-5’. FACW+
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$0.80
$2.25
EUPATORIUM PURPUREUM (purple joe-pye): wildflower of moist woods & meadows with whorled leaves & dome-shaped clusters of pink flowers. 4-6’. FAC
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
EUTHAMIA GRAMINIFOLIA (flat-top goldentop):  forb topped with flat, open clusters of small yellow flowers with narrow, grass-like leaves. 3-6’. FAC
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$0.80
$2.25
GLYCERIA CANADENSIS (rattlesnake grass): medium tall grass of forested wetlands, bogs and wet meadows. Tolerant of periodic inundation. To 3’. OBL

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
GLYCERIA STRIATA (fowl mannagrass):  clump-forming grass of wet soils.  Stems may reach 4’ tall.  Large, drooping, open inflorescence.  To 4’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
HELIOPSIS HELIANTHOIDES (false sunflower): adaptable perennial of dry, open sites.  Showy golden flowers in summer.  3-4’.  NI  
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
HIBISCUS MOSCHEUTOS (swamp rose-mallow): perennial herb with large, attractive white or pink, five petaled flowers.  To 7’. OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$0.80
$2.25
IRIS VERSICOLOR (blueflag iris): native iris of northern wetlands with attractive blue flowers & flattened, sword-shaped leaves. 2-3’.  OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
JUNCUS CANADENSIS (Canada rush): midsize, clumping rush of all wetland types except saltmarsh & heavily forested wetlands.  To 3’. OBL 
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
JUNCUS EFFUSUS (soft rush): clump forming rush which usually reaches about 3’ in height.  Stems are unbranched & round in cross section.  To 3’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
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$2.25
JUNCUS GERARDII (black-grass): low growing, salt tolerant rush often found with Distichlis spicata and Spartina patens in high tidal marshes.  1-2’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
JUNCUS MILITARIS (bayonet rush):  medium tall rush usually found growing in fairly deep water.  Elongated leaves with distinct crosswalls.  1-3’. OBL 
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
LEERSIA ORYZOIDES (rice cutgrass): tall grass with serrated leaves which can tear bare skin.  Aggressive colonizer of wet sites. To 5’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
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LIATRIS SPICATA (dense blazing star): tall and slender with rayless, rose-purple flower heads arranged on a dense spike.  Good for marsh edges.  To 4’ FAC+
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$0.80
$2.25
LOBELIA CARDINALIS (cardinal flower): pretty herb of wetlands with striking,  bright red flowers & toothed, alternate leaves.  To 5’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
LOBELIA SIPHILITICA (blue lobelia): blue flowered cousin to cardinal flower, with untoothed or irregularly toothed, alternate leaves.  To 5’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.50
$0.80
$2.25
MATTEUCCIA STRUTHIOPTERIS (ostrich fern): large, tropical-looking northern fern of damp, shady woods & forests. To 5’.  FACW

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25
MIMULUS RINGENS (monkey flower): medium height, perennial herb of swamps streambanks, & wet meadows. Attractive, tubular, blue flowers. To 3’. OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
MONARDA FISTULOSA (wild bergamot): perennial found in dry fields, thickets & woodland borders. 2” clusters of pale pink-lilac, flowers late summer.  2-3’. UPL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25


MONARDA PUNCTATA (spotted horsemint): dry-site perennial with yellow and pink flowers flecked with purple.  Common in old fields.  To 2’. UPL 
2” Plug
Quart
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NUPHAR LUTEA (spatterdock): deep water rhizomatous perennial.  Solitary yellow flowers.  Leaves submerged, floating on surface or emergent.  OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
$1.25
$3.25
$1.15
$3.00
$1.10
$2.75
NYMPHAEA ODORATA (fragrant waterlily): aquatic plant of bogs, ponds and slow streams.  Blooms early June to late September.  OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$1.25
$3.25
$1.15
$3.00
$1.10
$2.75
ONOCLEA SENSIBILIS (sensitive fern):  rhizomatous fern, normally about 2’ tall.  From wet meadows & forested wetlands.  To 3’. FACW 

Quart

$3.75

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$3.25
OSMUNDA CINNAMOMEA (cinnamon fern): erect clumping fern, up to 3’ tall. Cinnamon colored hairs at the base of each frond. To 3’.  FACW

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25
OSMUNDA REGALIS (royal fern): tussock-forming fern.  Grows in marshes, swamps, wet meadows & moist woodlands.   To 6’. OBL 

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25
PANICUM AMARUM (bitter panic grass): large grass of sandy coastal soils.  A good erosion control plant, tolerant of salt spray. 2-5’.  FACU- 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
PANICUM VIRGATUM (switchgrass): very common bunch grass of medium to dry open sites.  Attractive fall & winter color.  To 6’. FAC 
2” Plug
Quart
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$2.25
PELTANDRA VIRGINICA (arrow arum): fleshy herb of tidal marshes & shallow waters, with large arrowhead shaped leaves & inconspicuous flowers.  To 2’. OBL
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
PENSTEMON DIGITALIS (foxglove beardtongue): Handsome  perennial from poorly drained soils.  Summer flowers white or pale purple.  To 3’. FAC 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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$2.25
POLYSTICHUM ACROSTICHOIDES (Christmas fern):  Shade tolerant fern of dry sites that holds its green color into the winter months.  To 2’.  FACU- 

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25
PONTEDERIA CORDATA (pickerelweed): herb of tidal marshes & shallow waters, with fleshy, heart-shaped leaves & purple flower spikes.  To 3’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
$1.15
$2.85
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$1.00
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RUDBECKIA FULGIDA (orange coneflower): This native perennial of dry soils craves full sun & gets classic black-eyed susan flowers in late summer.  2-3’.  FAC
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
RUDBECKIA HIRTA (black-eyed susan): drought-tolerant perennial of fields & meadows. Bright yellow flowers, prolific bloomer.  To 2’. FACU- 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
RUDBECKIA LACINIATA (cutleaf coneflower): Found in flood plains and moist soils.  Large yellow flowers with deep, velvet brown center.   4-6’.  FACW
2” Plug
Quart
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$2.75
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$2.25
SAGITTARIA LATIFOLIA (duck potato): herb of shallow waters, w/arrowhead shaped leaves & small, white flowers. Overwinters as a tuber.  To 4’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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SAURURUS CERNUUS (lizard tail): herb of swamps & shallow waterways, with heart-shaped leaves & long, tail-like white flower spikes.  To 4’. OBL 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25
SCHIZACHYRIUM SCOPARIUM (little bluestem): low bunchgrass of eastern US. Thrives on dry sites & poor soil. Colorful fall foliage.  2-3’. FACU- 
2” Plug
Quart
$1.15
$2.85
$1.10
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$1.00
$2.40
SCHOENOPLECTUS ACUTUS (hard-stem bulrush): tall perennial bulrush with stout, round stems often found in fresh and brackish tidal wetlands. 2-5’. OBL

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
SCHOENOPLECTUS ATROVIRENS (green bulrush): med. bulrush of marshes & wet meadows. Long ¼” wide leaf blades & terminal seedheads.  To 5’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
SCHOENOPLECTUS CYPERINUS (woolgrass): grass-like bulrush with “wool-like” seed heads, commonly found in ditches & swales.  To 6’.  FACW+
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
SCHOENOPLECTUS PUNGENS (common three square): rush with sharply triangular stems.  A good erosion control species for wet sites.  To 4’.  FACW+ 
2” Plug
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SCHOENOPLECTUS ROBUSTUS (salt-marsh bulrush): rhizomatous leafy bulrush of brackish water and salt marshes.  To 4’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
SCHOENOPLECTUS TABERNAEMONTANII (soft-stem bulrush): stems slightly triangular at base.  Good colonizer of very wet soils. To 10’.  OBL 
2” Plug
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SOLIDAGO CANADENSIS (Canada goldenrod): yellow, fall flowering goldenrod liking sun & part shade in dry to moist soils. Attracts nectar-butterflies . 3-6’. FACU
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
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SOLIDAGO NEMORALIS (gray goldenrod): Compact goldenrod of dry, sandy, open sites.  Yellow racemes in summer and fall.   To 2’. NI  
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
SOLIDAGO SEMPERVIRENS (seaside goldenrod):  salt tolerant, fleshy perennial with terminal panicles of yellow flowers in the fall.  To 7’. FACW 
2” Plug
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SORGHASTRUM NUTANS (Indian grass): a striking bunch grass. Very tolerant of most site conditions.  To 6’.  UPL  

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
SPARGANIUM AMERICANUM (lesser bur-reed): fleshy herb of shallow waters & muddy shores with long lance shaped leaves & rounded seedheads.  To 3’. OBL

2” Plug

$1.15

$1.05

$1.00
SPARGANIUM EURYCARPUM (giant bur-reed): very similar in appearance to lesser burreed.  Can grow slightly taller & has bigger seedheads.  To 7’.  OBL

2” Plug

$1.15

$1.05

$1.00
SPARTINA ALTERNIFLORA (smooth cordgrass): salt tolerant grass of the inter-tidal zone. Important for erosion control on salt marshes.  1-6’. OBL 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
SPARTINA CYNOSUROIDES (big cordgrass): very tall, salt tolerant grass found at a slightly higher elevation than smooth cordgrass.  To 10’. OBL 
2” Plug
$0.95
$0.85
$0.80
SPARTINA PATENS (salt meadow cordgrass): short, salt tolerant grass found just above mean high tide.  Normally grows with Distichlis spicata.  1-3’. FACW 

2” Plug

$0.90

$0.80

$0.75
SPARTINA PECTINATA (prairie cordgrass):  tall grass of brackish and fresh tidal marshes.  Similar to S. cynosuroides, but found in less saline systems.  2-6’. OBL

2” Plug

$0.95

$0.85

$0.80
SYMPHYOTRICHUM NOVAE-ANGLIAE (New England aster): Forb with lavender, purple or blue flowers.  Somewhat shade and drought tolerant.  3-5’. FACW 
2” Plug
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SYMPHYOTRICHUM NOVI-BELGII (New York aster): attractive forb with violet-blue flower heads.  Very common in low areas along the coast.  To 5’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
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THELYPTERIS PALUSTRIS (marsh fern):  native to marshes and wet meadows.  Tolerates wet, rich soil but not standing water.  Spreads by rhizome.  1-2’.  FACW+ 

Quart

$3.75

$3.50

$3.25
TYPHA ANGUSTIFOLIA (narrowleaf cattail):  rhizomatous plant. Narrow leaves, interrupted male & female seedheads. Fresh to brackish water.  To 6’. OBL
2” Plug
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$0.95
$2.75
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TYPHA LATIFOLIA (broadleaf cattail):  strongly rhizomatous perennial.  Leaves wider, male & female seedheads not interrupted.  Fresh water only.  To 9’. OBL
2” Plug
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$0.95
$2.75
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VERBENA HASTATA (blue vervain): medium height herb tall with opposite branching & bluish to violet terminal flower spikes.  To 5’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
Quart
$0.95
$2.75
$0.85
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VERNONIA NOVEBORACENSIS (New York ironweed): perennial  with alternate branching & magenta aster-like flowers.  To 7’. FACW+ 
2” Plug
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$0.95
$2.75
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$2.25

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