|Scientific name: Acorus gramineus
Common name: Dwarf sweetflag,
Dwarf variegated sweetflag, Japanese rush, Dwarf Japanese rush
Aquarium niche: Front and middle
Care: Acorus gramineus is not an aquarium plant, and if kept submerged it will die, rot and contaminate the tank. It can however be used as a pond plant, growing on the edge of the pond with it's roots in the water to help filter extra nutrients out of the pond water.