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Eleocharis palustris (Creeping spikerush)

Other names: Common spikerush, Common spike-rush, Creeping spike-rush, Club rush

E. palustris is a rhizomatous, aquatic perennial with upright, rounded, green stems surrounded by reduced leaf sheaths. Oval-shaped, brownish flowering spikes occur on the stem tips from summer to autumn.
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Ultimate spread 3m
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Ultimate height 0.7m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Caltha polypetala (Giant marsh marigold)

Other names: Giant kingcup, Caltha palustris var. palustris

C. polypetala is a mound-forming, deciduous perennial with rounded to kidney-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of bright yellow flowers in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Epipactis palustris (Marsh helleborine)

Other names: Marsh orchid, Marsh epipactis, Helleborine palustris, Limodorum palustre

E. palustris is a terrestrial, rhizomatous, deciduous orchid with oblong to ovate, mid-green basal leaves and, in summer, an erect stem bearing narrowly lance-shaped stem leaves and a one-sided raceme of veined, purple-brown to reddish-brown flowers, greenish-white on the reverse with a yellow-marked, white lower petal. Flowers are followed by brown seed capsules containing tiny, dust-like seeds.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 0.4m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Quercus palustris 'Green Pillar' (Pin oak 'Green Pillar')

Other names: Swamp oak 'Green Pillar', Quercus palustris 'Pringreen'

'Green Pillar' is an upright, narrowly columnar, deciduous tree with glossy, mid- to dark green leaves divided into five, bristle-tipped lobes, the entire leaf turning scarlet to deep red in autumn. Insignificant catkins of tiny, green flowers in spring are followed by ovoid, brown fruit.
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Ultimate spread 5m
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Ultimate height 20m
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Time to ultimate size 50 years
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Caltha palustris var. palustris 'Plena' (Marsh marigold 'Plena')

Other names: Kingcup 'Plena', Swamp marsh marigold 'Plena', Caltha palustris var. plena

'Plena' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial with glossy, rounded to kidney-shaped dark green leaves and double, bright yellow flowers from late spring into summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Peucedanum palustre (Milk parsley)

Other names: Brimstone wort, Marsh hog's fennel, Milkweed, Thysselinum palustre

P. palustre is an upright biennial with hollow, grooved stems bearing finely divided, pinnate, mid-green leaves and flattened umbels of white flowers from midsummer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Potentilla palustris (Marsh cinquefoil)

Other names: Bog strawberry, Cowberry, Meadow nut, Purple marsh locks, Purple marshwort, Purplewort, Comarum palustre, Swamp cinquefoil

P. palustris is a deciduous perennial with toothed, grey-green, strawberry-like leaves and purple to maroon, bowl-shaped flowers in early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.8m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Other names: Mouse-ear scorpion grass, Snake grass, Love-me, Marsh forget-me-not, Mouse-ear, Myosotis palustris, Water forgetmenot, Myosotis aquatica

M. scorpioides is a clump-forming perennial with oblong, hairy leaves and sky-blue flowers with a central yellow eye in summer to autumn. It makes an ideal plant for pond margins or a bog garden.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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