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Lizard’s Tail

Lizard’s Tail is a native wetland wildflower that is blooming on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge The plant is only 2 feet tall and has elongated heart-shaped leaves. Its white flowers are borne on a long curved stalk that looks like a lizard’s tail. The flowers mature into black seeds in the fall. Both bees and butterflies feed on the flowers. The plants require saturated soil to survive.