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Spikes on scapes from plant base, the inflorescences often 1 meter in height, per Weakley's Flora.
Scape solid, terete, erect. Spike 4-22cm long, dense in flower and fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Flowers in a dense spike, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.
Stamens & stigmas well-exserted; stamens mature before the stigmas, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Linear floral bracts to 1" long extend well past the flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
Bracts 0.5-1x long as calyx [vs. longer bracts of P. aristata 8-30mm long], per Weakley's Flora.
Upper part of the rachis hidden by flowers or fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Calyx lobes hyaline margined, equal to or slightly shorter than bracts, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Densely flowered/fruited spike 0.8-1.8cm long; stamens & stigmas well-exserted, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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