Dulichium arundinaceum (L.) Britton

  • 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

    Dulichium arundinaceum (L.) Britton

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect, 3–10 dm; lvs numerous, the lower bladeless, the upper sheaths often overlapping; blades mostly 5–15 cm × 2.5–8 mm; peduncles scarcely exserted; spikes 1–3 cm; spikelets 10–25 mm; scales 5–8 mm, narrow, acuminate, several-nerved; achene short- stipitate, 2.5–3 mm, beaked with the long, slender, persistent style; 2n=32. Swamps and marshes; Nf. to Minn., s. to Fla. and Tex.; B.C. to Calif. and Mont.