OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Hatpins, Texas Pipewort


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmetexense_wutricpc

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

[shown here with Utricularia] Mature heads white or gray, soft, per Flora of North America.

image of Eriocaulon texense, Texas Hatpins, Texas Pipewort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmetexense_wutricpc2

April    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

Shown here with Utricularia

image of Eriocaulon texense, Texas Hatpins, Texas Pipewort

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmetexense_pc1

Month Unknown    Pickens County    SC

Poe Creek State Forest

When fresh, heads are easily compressed between finger and thumb, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eriocaulon texense   FAMILY Eriocaulaceae

 

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2436

Forb
Perennial
Mostly monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in sandhill seepage bogs, Altamaha Grit outcrops, seepage over granite in the Blue Ridge Escarpment, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy-white/ Gray
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
2 sepals
2 petals
4 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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