Lizard's Tail
Saururus cernuus

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus) French names: Saurure penché

Family: Lizard's-tail Family (Saururaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  White;  Indistinguishable parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate, Simple, Entire

Habitat: Wet Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 402   

Native/Non-native: Native

For more information visit: Ontario Wildflowers

Photographs: 36 photographs available, of which 8 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Lizard's Tail flowers are in a long spike of tiny white flowers.

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Closeup view of the flowers.

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Lizard's Tail flower spike finished blooming.

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Lizard's Tail leaves.

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

A nice patch of blooming Lizard's Tail.

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

This plant appears to be almost invasive!

Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

Patch of Lizard's Tail mixed in with Common Cattail (Typha latifolia).

Range map for Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus)

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The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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