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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Lizard's-tail   Saururus cernuus    
Lizard's-tail family — Saururaceae

Also known as:
Water Dragon, Swamp Lily

Slides: (click for larger view)


Lizard's-tail forms large patches in mucky soils and stream bottoms. The nodding groups of flowers are a common sight along roads in parts of East Texas in late spring and summer.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: June, June, July, August

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