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Prefers saturated soil. Tolerates temporary spring flooding up to a depth of
6 inches early in the season. Species does not tolerate permanent flooding.
Waterfowl eat seeds. Young plants are grazed by deer and muskrats.
Used in upper shoreline zones and in vegetated swales.
Nutrient Load Tolerance
Flowering Color and Time
May to August
.03 - .06 lbs/acre
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