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Waterwillow

Scientific Name:  Justicia americana  

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Basal leaves appearing like grass blades; leaves up to 3 feet long and 1.5-inch wide.
Showy, white flowers in groups at end of thick, leafless stem.
Grows in moist soil to shallow water.

Justicia americana taken by Graves Lovell

Justicia americana taken by Graves Lovell

Justicia americana taken by Graves Lovell

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