Thalia geniculata: Water Canna, Fire Flag, Alligator Flag plant


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Thalia geniculata grows in ponds, roadside ditches, swamps and the edges of lakes, dams and other water courses. Emergent aquatic plant to 3.5 m high. Native of the Americas, from the USA to Argentina, and to tropical west Africa.


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Fire flag flowers are paired; two flowering bracts emerge on top of a tall flower stalk. Multiple small purple flowers hang on zigzag stems.


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