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Eriocaulon compressum

Flattened Pipewort

Description:

Aquatic plant with hairy, leafless stems. Flower is white and at the top of the stems. Blooms in spring and early summer. Usually first of the pipeworts found in the pinelands to flower.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Eriocaulaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Late May to July
Fruit Timing:Late May to July, fruit persisting to August
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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