The Water Willow Plant
The American water-willow, scientifically known as Justicia Americana, is an aquatic, herbaceous flowering plant belonging to the Acanthaceae family. There are around 2,500 species in this family, ranging from small trees to herbs and shrubs. Water willows are native to North America and occur mainly in Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Michigan. You can also find this plant in Quebec and Ontario.