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Eriocaulon decangulare var. decangulare [= Eriocaulon decangulare]

Common Ten-angled Pipewort, Bog-hatpins, Hard Pipewort

Scientific Name:

Eriocaulon decangulare var. decangulare [= Eriocaulon decangulare]

Genus:

Eriocaulon

Species Epithet:

decangulare va. decangulare

Common Name:

Common Ten-angled Pipewort, Bog-hatpins, Hard Pipewort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Wet savannas and pine flatwoods, bogs, mafic fens and seeps, seasonally flooded ponds, wind-tidal marshes. Uncommon in NC mountains and piedmont, common in coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Can use in bog gardens.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/eriocaulon-decangulare-var-decangulare/



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