Herbaceous Emergents

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Shoreline
USFWS - Wetland plants (Spartina alterniflora, here) stabilize the shoreline without obstructing the homeowner's view.

Distichlis spicata
Dulichium arundinaceum
Hibiscus moscheutos (H. palustris)
Iris prismatica
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Juncus canadensis
Juncus effusus
Juncus roemerianus
Justicia americana
Kosteletzkya virginica
Nuphar lutea (N. advena)
Nymphaea odorata
Orontium aquaticum
Peltandra virginica
Pontederia cordata
Sagittaria latifolia
Saururus cernuus
Schoenoplectus pungens v. pungens (Scirpus pungens, Scirpus americanus)
Schoenoplectus validus (Scirpus validus)
Scirpus atrovirens
Scirpus cyperinus

Wetland
USFWS BES - Wetlands of any size provide valuable habitat for wildlife.
Scirpus pungens (see Schoenoplectus pungens v. pungens)
Scirpus validus (see Schoenoplectus validus)
Scirpus: also see Schoenoplectus
Sparganium americanum
Spartina alterniflora
Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina patens
Spartina pectinata
Zizania aquatica

See also:

In the Ferns section:
Dryopteris cristata
Onoclea sensibilis
Osmunda cinnamomea
Osmunda regalis
Thelypteris palustris
Woodwardia virginica
Woodwardia areolata
Wetland
USFWS RM - Wetlands of any size provide valuable habitat for wildlife.

In the Grasses & Grasslike Plants section:
Andropogon glomeratus (A. virginicus var abbreviatus)
Andropogon virginicus
Calamagrostis canadensis
Carex crinita var. crinita
Carex lurida
Carex stricta

Carex vulpinoidea
Elymus virginicus
Leersia oryzoides
Panicum amarum
Panicum virgatum

In the Herbaceous Plants section:
Asclepias incarnata
Bidens cernua
Caltha palustris
Doellingeria umbellata var. umbellata (Aster umbellatus)
Lobelia cardinalis
Sabatia angularis
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (Aster novae-angliae)
Symplocarpus foetidus
Verbena hastata
Vernonia noveboracensis


 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/herbemergents.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004