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Acorus calamus

Taxonomy
The status of the taxon:
checked
Department: Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Subclass: Aridae
Superorder: Aranae
Order: Arales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Acorus
The specific epithet: calamus
Author: L.
Names, synonyms, alternative name of this plant in different countries
Name Status
Acorus asiaticus Nakai synonym
Acorus calamus L. main title
calamus English name
Аир болотный Russian name
Аир обыкновенный synonym
Cinnamon Sedge English name
Flagroot English name
Myrtle Grass English name
Myrtle Sedge English name
Sweet Cane English name
Sweet Flag English name
Sweet Rush English name
Sweet Sedge English name
Sweet-flag English name
Sweetflag English name

Data on environmental scales:

Scale Landolt

Attitude to moisture:
in soils saturated with water, avoiding sredneoblastnoj habitats
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The acidity of the soil:
in slightly acidic soil, never very sour, but sometimes in neutral and slightly alkaline (pH 4.5 to 7.5)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The richness of the soil mineral nutrition, especially nitrogen compounds:
on soils from srednebelaya to srednebelaya
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The content of humus:
on soils rich in humus, but the plant roots reach the mineral soil
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Mechanical composition and soil structure:
on fine soils (clay, peat), usually waterproof and poorly aerated (particle diameter less than 0.002 mm)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Illumination:
prosvetova plant (often in full light, but sometimes with some shading)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Temperature:
4
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Continenatlity:
3
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)

The Scale Of Tsyganov

Termokhimicheskie scale, from:
boreal (20-30 kcal/cm*cm*year)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Termokhimicheskie scale, to:
Mediterranean/tropical
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Continentality of climate, from:
sea
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Continentality of climate, to:
ultracontinental
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Apolitically aridity-Guidetti, from:
maturity (R-E -400 - 800 mm/year)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Apolitically aridity-Guidetti to:
argumeny
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Creolisation, from:
very harsh winters (the average temperature of the coldest month < -32)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Karolinamisia to:
very warm winters (mean t of the coldest month from +8 to +16)
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Soil moisture, from:
damp-forest-meadow
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Soil moisture, to:
water
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Salt regime of soils, from:
poor soils
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Salt regime of soils, to:
slightly saline soils
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The wealth of soil nitrogen from:
poor nitrogen soils/provided enough nitrogen in the soil
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The wealth of the soil nitrogen, to:
nitrogen-rich soils/excessively nitrogen-rich soil
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The acidity of the soil, from:
acidic soils/acidic soils
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The acidity of the soil, to:
neutral soils/alkaline soils
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Light-shading from:
open spaces
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Light-shading, to:
light woods
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)

Appearance:

Growth form:
Herbaceous plant
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Life:
Многолетнее
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Flower color:
Невзрачный
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The root system:
Мочковатая
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)

Use:

Horticultural classes:
Сорняк
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Medical application:
Drug
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
Leather.:
На Кавказе всё растение употребляют для дубления кожи
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The advantage of using as an essential oil.:
Yes
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)

Reproduction:

Method of sowing:
Содержать посевы при 18-22°C (64-71°F) 2-4 недели, затем содержать при -6 - -7°C (19-21°F) 4-6 недель, затем содержать при 5-12°C (41-53°F) для прорастания или сеять в открытый грунт сразу после сбора семян
Source: Common. (See Sources tab)
The list of sources:
1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelic_plants
2. http://identify.plantnet-project.org/species/useful/Acorus calamus L.
3. http://plants.usda.gov/java/introduced?queryParam=comname&sort=comname
4. http://tomclothier.hort.net/page02.html
5. http://viness.narod.ru/list.htm
6. Растения, применяемые в быту, М.: Издательство Московского Университета, 1966
7. Черепанов, 1995

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