Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
In most kinds of wet open places: fens, springy marly areas; tamarack and cedar thickets and openings; sandy or mucky shores; moist roadsides, ditches, and sandy excavations; meadows, beach pools and marshes, interdunal swales.
The flowers are very fragrant, and tend to be somewhat ascending. The rachis and bracts of the inflorescence are ordinarily much less densely glandular-pubescent than in S. cernua. Beginning to bloom in July, earlier than members of the S. cernua complex.