Yerba Mansa has been described by pond owners as magical, its qualities almost mythical. Yerba Mansa translates from Spanish as the calming herb and is a perennial herb in the lizard tail family.. It has been used by American Indians and Hispanics for centuries for ailments such as toothaches and sinus infections. Grows well in very wet soil or shallow water.
Yerba mansa (Anemopsis californica)
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Shade
Height: 6" to 12" - Spread: 12" - 24"
Water Depth: Wet Soil or water to 3" deep (Maximum water depth is for mature bog plants)