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​​​​​​The following is a limited list of commercially available shoreline plants acceptable to meet the Lee County Code. It is by no means a complete listing of acceptable species.

 

​​0" - 3" below normal water level

​COMMON NAME ​SCIENTIFIC NAME
​Maidencane​Panicum hemitomon
​Softrush​Juncus effesus
​Swamp Lily​Crinum americanum
​Golden Canna*​Canna flaccida

​​3" - 12" below normal water level ​
​COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
​Arrowhead​Sagittaria lancifolia
​Bulrush​Scirpus spp.
​Spikerush​Eleocharis spp.
​Sand Cordgrass*​Spartina bakeri
​Blueflag Iris​Iris virginicus

​12" - 24" below normal water level ​
​COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
​Spikerush​Eleocharis spp.
​Pickerelweed​Pontederia cordata
​Bulrush​Scirpus spp.
​Salt Jointgrass*​Paspalum vaginatum

​​24" - 36" ​below normal water level​
​COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
​Fragrant Water Lily​Nymphaea odorata

*salt tolerance