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Brasenia schreberi

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Description:

Aquatic plant with oval shaped leaves. Leaves lack a v-notch. Bottom of leaves covered in a gelatinous film Flowers are small and dark red or maroon, and bloom for much of the summer. Fruits appear in mid to late summer.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cabombaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Early June to August
Fruit Timing:Early July to late September
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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