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Preferred Water Depth and Inundation Tolerance
Prefers moist soil. Species tolerates shallow (0 to 6 inches) inundation early
in the season.
Achenes are eaten by waterfowl, sora and yellow rails, swamp and tree
sparrows, snipe, and other songbirds.
Used in upper shoreline zones and in vegetated swales.
Nutrient Load Tolerance
Moderate to high
Flowering Color and Time
April to July
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