A common perennial wildflower of wet flatwoods, bogs and marshes throughout most of Florida. The range includes the Gulf and Atlantic coastal states from Texas to New Jersey, plus scattered locations in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee and Pennsylvania.
White 7-15mm (1/4 - 5/8 in.) wide heads terminate 1-3mm (up to 1/8 in.) diameter multi-ribbed scapes 30-110cm (12 - 44 in.) tall. The heads are hard and barely flatten when compressed. Leaves are linear, 10-40cm (4 - 16 in.) long in basal tufts.
Eriocaulon decangulare is a member of the Eriocaulaceae - Pipewort family.
Other species of the Eriocaulon genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Eriocaulon compressum - FLATTENED PIPEWORT
Date record last modified: Jun 30, 2019