Cladium jamaicense Crantz

  • 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

    Cladium jamaicense Crantz

  • Description

    Species Description - Culms stout, 5–10 mm thick, to 3 m; lf-blades 5–10 mm wide, very rough on the margins and along the midrib beneath, flat or folded in the middle, becoming trigonous distally; infl decompound, 3–8 × 1–3 dm; achene contracted at base. Swamps and shallow water; near the coast from se. Va. to Fla., Tex., and W.I.

  • Common Names