Eleocharis baldwinii (Torr.) Chapm.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Eleocharis baldwinii (Torr.) Chapm.

  • Description

    Species Description - Low, tufted or mat-forming perennial with slender, wiry, often proliferous stems 3-20 cm, lacking rhizomes; spikelets flattened, linear to ovate, 3-6 mm, 3-8-fld, the scales distichous, linear, keeled, acute, red-brown; achene sharply trigonous, 1 mm, shining dark olive-brown, sometimes obscurely striolate, the tubercle pale, pyramidal and subulate-tipped; bristles shorter than the achene. Wet sandy soil in pine-barrens on the coastal plain; se. Va. to Fla. and La.