Brasenia schreberi (Water Shield)

Brasenia schreberi

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: water shield, dollar bonnet, water target
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 2 - 9
    Type: Forb

Brasenia schreberi, or water shield, is native to most of the United States, except several central states. It grows in shallow, pure ponds and lake shores.

In our yard, this grows in the Pond.

Our growing score: 5

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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