OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 036-01-001:
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ravenel's Pipewort


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image of Eriocaulon ravenelii, Ravenel's Pipewort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdme_ravenelii

Month Unknown        

Flower heads gray-brown to dark gray, relatively soft. Lvs linear-attenuate, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 036-01-001:
Eriocaulon ravenelii   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

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2435

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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