Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2434

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Look for it in wet savannas and pine flatwoods, bogs, seasonally flooded ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
2 sepals
2 petals
4 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eriocaulon decangulare var. decangulare   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon decangulare var. decangulare   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 036-01-002:
Eriocaulon decangulare   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Ten-angled Pipewort, Hat Pin, Hard Pipewort