Saururus cernuus, Lizard's Tail, is a colonizing perennial with fibrous rhizomes which grows along the edges of ponds, swamps and marshes in sun to part shade. The distinctive heart shaped leaves grow above the water 2-4' tall. The curved raceme of the Lizard's Tail flower is lined with many small fragrant white inconspicuous flowers which transform into small nut-like capsules resembling a Lizard's Tail from June to early September. Great nectar source for honey bees. Deer resistant.