Impatiens capensis and Saururus
cernuus were second and third, with IV's of 41.
Numerous other species, including Commelina diffusa (climbing dayflower), Heliotropium indicum (Indian heliotrope), Hibiscus moscheutos (crimsoneyed rosemallow), Ludwigia peploides (floating primrosewillow), Ludwigia palustris (marsh seedbox), Lycopus rubellus (taperleaf waterhorehound), Micranthemum umbrosum (shade mudflower), Penthorum sedoides (ditch stonecrop), Pluchea camphorata (Camphor pluchea), and Saururus
cernuus (lizards tail) are common.
Two notable herbs occurring here are Saururus
cernuus, which was abundant, and Sagittaria latifolia, which occurred only here and in the wet meadow along the river.
Nasturtium and Saururus
were more common at intermediate depths in the wide sections of pool where the current is slower than downstream.
chinensis (SC) was purchased from Dongyang Hurb (Seoul, Korea).
Hepatoprotective constituents of Saururus
chinensis roots against tacrine-induced cytotoxicity in human liver-derived HepG2 cells.
chinensis has been used in traditional herbal medicine for the treatment of hepatitis, edema, jaundice, and gonorrhea (Chung and Shin 1990).
tenuissimus 4 7 M H C E Saururus
cernuus 4 9 M EH C D Spirodela polyrrhiza 5 7 M H C E Utricularia gibba 4 10 M EH C E Utricularia macrorhiza 5 9 M EH C D Wolffia brasiliensis 6 7 M H C D Wolffia columbiana 5 7 M H C E Zannichellia palustris 6 10 M EH D E Eleocharis palustris 8 10 H EH D E Sparganium emersum 8 10 H EH D D Vallisneria americana 7 7 H H E E Ceratophyllum echinatum 10 10 EH EH E E Myriophyllum verticillatum 10 10 EH EH E E Potamogeton amplifolius 10 10 EH EH Table 2.
Anticholinesterase activity in alkaloids extract of Huperzia saururus
At the edge of the swamp, in very shallow water, is a large stand of Saururus
cernuus (lizard's tail).
The aerial parts of Saururus
chinensis (SC) have been used for the treatment of edema, fever, jaundice, and inflammatory diseases in Korean folk medicine for centuries.
Caltha palustris, Cardamine pensylvanica, Cardamine rhomboidea, and Saururus
cernuus are found almost exclusively in the seeps.