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Orontium aquaticumOrontium aquaticum

golden club

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-2'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; yellow
Fruit: green; berry

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

shores of regularly flooded tidal fresh marshes; shallow waters and inland shores

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States:

Wildlife

*

Notes

fruit is a thick fleshy spike covered with small dark green berry-like structures



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2007.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004